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Re: Over-volting NSTs

Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>

Hi Jonathon,

>At 11:06 AM 6/11/2001 -0400, you wrote: 
>Hello again, 
>      My 12/60 says "Input:120V" on it. I checked the mains voltage in my 
>house, and It was 123V. Does that mean I'll get 12.3kV output, because of the 
>1:100 ratio? 

Yes, exactly.

>      If by using a variac, I apply 140V to it, would I get 14kV? 


>Also, what 
>is the maximum you can (semi)-safely overvolt an NST? 

140 volts in is probably a reasonable limit.  Much more and the cores will



>      Hope I havent asked too many questions this....Month! 
>Jonathon Reinhart