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RE: Repost: NST VA Rating and Power Factor
Original poster: "Christopher Boden by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <chrisboden-at-hotmail-dot-com>
>Original poster: "David Dean by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
>Why don't you just hook the primaries of the 120V NSTs in series so you can
>use the full 240V? You can still parallel the secondaries together to get
>the higher current.
> > I want to use multiple american trannies on a 240 line (we have them
> > here in the US, for things like electric stoves and elctric clothes
> > dryers), stepped down to 120, for the sole purpose of being able to
> > parallel three or four 15/60's (I have three now, looking for fourth)
> > without tripping breakers.
> > > Good luck, sorry aobut the l8ness of my reply
> > > Jason
> > Thanks,
> > Bill
VERY simple solution.
1. Learn and love the concept of a safety gap.
2. Use your variac at the regular setting, but only turn it a MAXIMUM of
halfway up :)
This is what I'm currently doing on the Sam coil and it's wonderful.
Connect your 240 hot leads to terminals 1 and 2
Connect your output to terminals 1 and 3
you're set :)
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