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Re: Latest acquisition
Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>
The key is insulating the "floating" transformer cores from ground. Then,
the insulation stress is no more than it's designed for. Really the only
problem is that it is mighty heavy for what is basically a 18 kV/250 mA NST.
I bolted mine to a hand truck.
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From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2001 10:33 AM
Subject: RE: Latest acquisition
> Original poster: "Loudner, Godfrey by way of Terry Fritz
> Hi Jim
> I have four of those H&R transformers which were the rage on the list
> back. Following the schematic from your high voltage pages, I made the
> connections between all four H&Rs. I was really afraid that the
> insulation would blow, but it worked just fine. I got some impressive
> The capacitors gave the arcs a snappy sound.
> Godfrey Loudner
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tesla list [SMTP:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
> > Sent: Friday, May 25, 2001 7:07 PM
> > To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> > Subject: Re: Latest acquisition
> > Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> > <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>
> > Tesla list wrote:
> > >
> > > Original poster: "Loudner, Godfrey by way of Terry Fritz
> > <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <gloudner-at-SINTE.EDU>
> > >
> > > Hi Weazle
> > >
> > > Save it for capacitor charging experiments. Maybe you can rig up a
> > volt
> > > and high ampere discharge outfit. I don't know how you can deal with
> > > three phase input requirement. The transformer can be modified to
> > > phase, but that would require removing that transformer from the tank.
> > The
> > > windings would have to be connected in another configuration, and I
> > don't
> > > know if the insulation would withstand such a modification. Well get a
> > small
> > > three phase generator.
> > >
> > > Godfrey Loudner
> > >
> > Just run single phase power into it, and leave the other winding
> > unconnected. The output will have more ripple than for three phase, but
> > if
> > you are charging a capacitor, etc., it will work just fine.