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Re: more RFI filter questions
Original poster: "steve" <steve_vance-at-cablelynx-dot-com>
Dr. Resonance, Gerry, and J. B.
Thanks for the responses. I am going to make the hash chokes and get some
mov's to go along with the filters. As for the HV side, Does a pig really
need anything other than a safety gap to protect the windings?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 10:43 PM
Subject: Re: more RFI filter questions
> Original poster: "Dr. Resonance" <resonance-at-jvlnet-dot-com>
> Don't hook them up backwards.
> You can run two in series.
> Use some varisters on the 240 Volt out side and also use some between the
> filters. Another good idea on the 240 Volt side, before the varisters,
> some nice hash chokes --- 2 inch ID PVC schedule 40 tube approx 20 inches
> long and wind with #12 AWG PVC (house wiring). Cut up some 1/4 inch steel
> rod and fill the center of each choke with the rod --- pack tight and
> silicone in place. One of these chokes on each hot side of the line, ie,
> H1, H2. This will filter out hash before it hits your filter network.
> Dr. Resonance
> > I have bought four Corcom 30vsk6 filters off of ebay. They are rated
> > 250V. I would like to use them on my 5KVA pig powered coil. I have
> > the archives for answers to my questions but all I can find out is that
> > there is a lot of disagreement on the subject of connecting RFI
> > So....Here we go again. Do they work better if they are hooked up
> > backwards? Will placing two filters in parallel lower the attenuation
> > more useful level for tesla coil frequencies? Do I ground the filter
> > to the mains ground or do I use the coil's RF ground?
> > Thanks,
> > Steve Vance