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Re: SISG MOT system ballasting question?

Original poster: Mr Gregory Peters <s371034@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Why not just use greg hunter's mot cap ballasted design on the HV

Greg Peters
Department of Earth Sciences,
University of Queensland, Australia
Phone: 0402 841 677

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From: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2006 11:53 am
Subject: SISG MOT system ballasting question?
> Original poster: Vardan <vardan01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Hi,
> I have been working on collecting parts for the 280W SISG
> system.  Tons of parts come in tomorrow.
> But I am a little "stuck" on "how" to ballast the MOTs.  It is a
> dual
> MOT full bridge rectifier.  The MOTS charge a 150nF cap to 5600V
> at 120 BPS.
> http://hot-streamer.com/temp/SISG-MOT-System.gif
> My brain is sort of fried at this point and I never have played
> with
> ballasted systems before...  It is run off a variac so there is
> room
> to play...  I was going to model it and all, but fighting the
> models
> will take hours...  Maybe someone just knows the value of inductor
> or
> resistor it needs?  *:-))
> I got the "parts" to make anything...
> The SISG will fire at 5600 volts, so I need to recharge the 150nF
> cap
> at 120BPS for 282 watts of fun ;-)
> I was going to figure it out tomorrow morning but the county ran
> an
> earth mover into a fence...  So I will be in the mountains
> tomorrow
> stretching wire...
> Cheers,
> 	Terry