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RE: 50 hz nst
Original poster: "Calvin Patrick by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <linhacktux-at-wycol-dot-com>
output is 15kv, 20khz, 20ma, looks like it is... crap
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> Subject: Re: 50 hz nst
> Original poster: "Sean Taylor by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <taylorss-at-rose-hulman.edu>
> You shouldn't have to build a frequency adjustment circuit, but
> it will have
> slightly lower (I think) output current running at 60 Hz, since the
> reactances (of the current limiting shunts, the core, etc) will
> be a little
> higher. The reason I say "I think" is cause the higher reactance of the
> shunts might limit the current less . . . but it seems like the higher
> reactance of the core would overcome that, or at least have a "cancelling"
> effect. Anyway else had some experience with this?
> Is this a "traditional" NST, or a solid state? If it's a solid state, it
> isn't that great for TC use, as the output is around 20 to 25 kHz. Just
> checking cause I see a whole bunch of those on eBay advertised for Tesla
> coils, when they are practically worthless for a typical spark gap coil,
> unless you rectify it and run a DC coil.
> Sean Taylor
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> Sent: Saturday, May 11, 2002 1:35 PM
> Subject: 50 hz nst
> > Original poster: "Calvin Patrick by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <linhacktux-at-wycol-dot-com>
> > I purchased a nst, but now that I look at it, it says 220 vac -at- 50 hz.
> > current is 60 hz last time I checked. Will this cause
> problems, or will I
> > have to build/buy a frequency adjustment circut. Thanks for any help...
> > Calvin