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Re: HV & ballasts
Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>
So... Doing a bit of research on magnetic ballasts, it appears that there
may be a huge supply of these...There's a federal law mandating replacement
of old style ballasts...
Anyone know what the internal circuitry looks like? I suspect they have a
capacitor in them for PFC. How does the rapid start thing work (HV pulse
to strike the tube...)
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>
> Hi Dan,
> Nope. They are just big inductors. No use at all to us.
> At 02:14 PM 5/10/2002 -0400, you wrote:
> >Hey folks,
> >Can you use one flourescent ballast or more to make a baby TC?
> >Ft. Lauderdale