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Re: marx chokes

Original poster: "Dr. Resonance" <resonance@xxxxxxxxxx>


What was the value of your chokes?  I would like  to try this idea as well.
Digi-Key stocks a large number of iron core chokes.

Dr. Resonance

> > > Use chokes instead of resistors. The benefits: much faster and more > efficient charging (far less resistive loss). As to the values, > mileage varies. There is balance between charge time and sufficiently > high impedance at discharge time. I built two working Marx banks, > both of which used chokes wound on ferrite rods. I spoeculated at the > time that suitably sizing the components might allow resonant > charging at mains or some other nominated frequency but pursuing the > idea is way down my list of things to do. > > Malcolm > > >