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Re: Twin Mots
Original poster: "ka1bbg by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <ka1bbg-at-webryders-dot-net>
Hi, i have been snagging microwave transformers from the dump for quite a
while and have a rash of all different ones too. I considered setting up a
website just so mot collectors could trade to get a matched pair. my network
expertise is horrible so never was done. I had 5 of the same oven made in
the same year,same model with 5 different transformers!! cul brian f.
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From: Tesla list <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Friday, May 24, 2002 10:13 AM
Subject: Twin Mots
> Original poster: "Loudner, Godfrey by way of Terry Fritz
> After collecting about 80 mots, I finally found two which are identical.
> They have model number KM 450W and are from White-Westinghouse. The
> is 1977 and the oven is rated 115V and 14.5A. Rated at 2,800V, the
> coil is encased in green plastic. The 0.9uF cap is twice as big as normal
> and the diode is 3/4" wide, 5/16" thick, 4.5" long. Not that a twin mot
> must have identical mots, I just wanted to report what a hassle it was to
> find two mots with the same model number.
> By the way, I'm still working intermittently on a useful formula for the
> self capacitance of an isolated toroid that does not breakdown over a wide
> range of toroid sizes. It has become quite a mathematical project. I am
> struggling to strengthen certain inequalities which would allow me to
> complete the task. The capacitance of a toroid drops when placed on a
> coil, but I still enjoy the challenge of the isolated toroid.
> Godfrey Loudner