Re: Big Neon Transformer (fwd)
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Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 17:05:07 +1200
From: Malcolm Watts <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: Big Neon Transformer
A word of caution:
> Original Poster: "Grady Cutrer" <gcutrer-at-hotmail-dot-com>
> I hope maby some of you could help me. I have just recieved from
> the owner of a local neon sign shop, a huge transformer, it is 12,000
> volts, at 60 milliamps, 720 watts. It was given to me as a gift, the
> guy was afraid of the thing. I was wondering about how much it is
> worth? anybody know?
> Also this thing keeps blowing holes in my leyden jars, is there any
> way to keep this from happening?
> Grady Cutrer
Don't run it with just a capacitor hooked across the output or it
wll surely die.