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From: "Tesla List" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: MOT's
> Original Poster: Esondrmn-at-aol-dot-com
> In a message dated 5/27/00 9:46:12 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> Hi nick,
> A few people on the list have used MOT's for TC's,I have not used them
> I do know they must be current limited.a good way to do this is to take
> MOT and short the secondary winding and then connect the primary winding
> series with the output of you main MOT's.Also if you are using a single
> static gap i.e. 2 bolts or the like you should
> add a high flow fan to blow across the gap to help quenching.
> Hope this has helped some!
> Kevin dalpe
> BTW: be VERY careful with those MOT's there very deadly!!!
> I am sure you ment to say, connect the spare MOT in series with the
> of the MOT power supply, to limit the primary current.
> Ed Sonderman
Man I feel dumb,I thought that you could put a ballast on either the
primary or secondary side and that the shorted MOT was supposed to go on the