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Re: Bleed resistors for MMC caps

Original poster: Tom Wideman <twidem01-at-baker.edu> 

What if the relay were powered by an independant DC power

---- Original message ----
 >Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2004 08:36:13 -0600
 >From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
 >Subject: Re: Bleed resistors for MMC caps
 >To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
 >Original poster: "Mark Broker" <mbroker-at-thegeekgroup-dot-org>
 >Each capacitor needs its own bleeder resistor.  Placing one
large resistor
 >across the MMC could lead to a condition in which
capacitors in a string
 >could be individually charged but yet maintains a net
charge of zero.  I'm
 >not certain what conditions these are, but I still think
it's a very good
 >idea to use individual bleeder resistors.
 >The transformer will actually short the entire capacitor
when the power is
 >removed anyway, so your relay wouldn't have much effect.
 >Mark Broke
 >Chief Engineer, The Geek Group
 >On Mon, 07 Jun 2004 18:27:59 -0600, Tesla list
<tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> wrote:
 >>Original poster: Tom Wideman <twidem01-at-baker.edu>
 >>Instead of using some sort of bleed resistor....could you
 >>use a normaly closed contact off a solid relay?  So that
 >>when the circuit is off the relay redirects all gathered
 >>electrons to ground? Just a thought....tell me what you