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Re: New Coil

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

MMCs rated 2 kV DC have a 750 VAC rating.

If you run them at Erms x 3.0 you will not have any failures.

Dr. Resonance

> > MMC's (self healing) typically fail at twiced their rated voltage > (according to Terry). Are Maxwells just mmc caps emersed in oil within > their container??? If so, do you know what the summation of their > individual ratings are compared to their overall rating??? > > Gerry R > > > >I have a couple of those Maxwell caps also, and as you, have been > >concerned about using only one and have always used the two in series. I > >have read where lots of folks on this list have the same caps. Is anyone > >only using them individually, or multiple in parallel? If so, with what > >power supply? I would feel ok at say 10 kv but both of my coils use a 15 > >kv supply and I have just been chicken to find out what kind of voltage > >they can really take. > > > >Ed Sonderman > > > > > > > >