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Re: 220V transformers on 120V?
Original poster: "Luigi Calligaris by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <luigicalligaris-at-libero.it>
Yes, and you won't get only half the voltage but also half of the
For that reason you'll put out only 25% of the NST's nominal power.
You can use an autotransformer to step up the voltage...they are quite easy
In the worst case, you can get it from an electrical hardware dealer.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 8:45 PM
Subject: 220V transformers on 120V?
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> 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 I give it 120V will I get half the voltage out of it?
> Thanks, folks.
> Ian Smith