Re: PFCs

Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: Grayson B Dietrich <electrofire-at-juno-dot-com>
> Hello All,
> I was wondering,
> Would a bank of paralleled motor-start caps be suitable as a power factor
> correction cap? I I calculated, if memory serves, something like 80uF or
> 90uF for my 12kV 60mA NST. When powering my TC, it blows a 10 amp fuse no
> problem...   ...and I really wish it wouldn't. Since then I could safely
> fuse my variac with the fuse holder built into it.
> Grayson Dietrich
> http://www.electrophile.8m-dot-com

	I am using 86 ufd of OIL-FILLED capacitors here on the same transformer
with complete success.  Of course, electrolytics would be NG.  This
capacitor bank is not small........