Tube-type bridge rectifier
From: Thomas McGahee [SMTP:tom_mcgahee-at-sigmais-dot-com]
Sent: Sunday, February 08, 1998 5:13 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Tube-type bridge rectifier
Try getting your hands on an old x-ray machine. Many of them
contain HV rectifier tubes that can handle reasonably large
Fr. Tom McGahee
> From: Bill the arcstarter [SMTP:arcstarter-at-hotmail-dot-com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 05, 1998 2:24 PM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Tube-type bridge rectifier
> I've been contemplating constructing a HV bridge rectifier out of
> tubes, to power (among other things) my coil.
> I noticed Gary Weaver has used the 1B3GT tube, which looks like 12KV at
> 2.0 ma average current.
> Can anyone suggest a rectifier tube capable of perhaps 100-200 ma of
> plate current at about 15KV or so? I'd eventually like to move this
> onto my pig...
> Bill the arcstarter (tube neophyte)