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Re: Hot diodes
Original poster: "davep by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <davep-at-quik-dot-com>
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Gregg Adams by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hello all,
> While I'm collecting up some more necessary items for my pig powered
> trying to stablize my MOT powered coil. I am using the same MOT supply
> as you'll find on Greg Hunter's page. The problem is that the diode
> getting hot. I have burnt one string out and noticed that the new one is
> getting very warm. Is there any way to protect this string from heating up?
> Can the string be placed in oil with the transformers?
I'd think so.
(This assumes the oil/transformer is running cooler than
the diodes... Oil doesn't Magically Cool: it helps
get the heat elsewhere.)
(...fire precautions.... 8)>>)