Re: NST and GFI ?
I expect a firestorm of replies to this one. The internal GFI circuit to which
you refer is a bonified New World Order conspiracy to make Neon Sign
Transformers unsuitable for Tesla coil purposes. Save your extra $40. This has
been the subject of detailed analysis in previous posts.
Robert W. Stephens
AREA31 Research Facility
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> Sent: Friday, February 11, 2000 14:09
> Subject: NST and GFI ?
> Original Poster: "William Parn" <<mailto:parn-at-fgm-dot-com>parn-at-fgm-dot-com>
> I am looking at buying a new Allanson 15kv-at-60ma NST.
> >From what I have heard hear, they hold up very well.
> I have the option of buying one with a GFI circuit
> protection or one with out. I am assuming the GFI
> means something like Ground Fault Iteruption or
> something like that. So my big question is, Would
> the GFI cause me problems in a Tesla Coil or is
> it a good idea? The GFI is about $40 more. I
> would hate to spend more and find out that it will
> not work for my application.
> Bill Parn