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Re: 220V transformers on 120V?

Original poster: "Mike Harrison by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <mike-at-whitewing.co.uk>

On Tue, 28 May 2002 12:45:01 -0600, you wrote:

>Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <tesla-at-ian-dot-org>
>I bought a 15kV neon transformer without noticing it
>was 220V until I opened it up.
>Can I just get a voltage converter and run it off that?
If it's a transformer, yes. A handy way to do this is to find a
suitably rated dual primary ( 2 x 115V) transformer and use the 2
parts of the primary as an autotransformer. 

>If I give it 120V will I get half the voltage out of it?
>Thanks, folks.