Re: Coil problem
In a message dated 97-01-02 05:33:34 EST, you write:
>These PFC's will need to be 400+ VAC plastic film type - NOT the
>electrolytic motor starting type. These type of caps can often be found
> in surplus stores or at Ham Fests. You'll need about 35-40 uF for every
>15 KV 30 MA neon you use. Four neons would require a bank of about 140 -
> 160 uF.
Safe coilin' to you, and happy New Year!
-- Bert --
I've been using motor starter capacitors for PFC on my neons, why are these
caps undesirable; danger of shorting out and/or blowing up?