Re: abreviations. now NST primary voltage
just spotted a typo - I meant 50% over voltage.
> Original Poster: "Megavolt Nick" <tesla-at-fieldfamily.prontoserve.co.uk>
> Hi Ralph,
> I take you to mean that because it is possible to burn the
> pri out you must be able put more power into it with increased voltage?
> The answer is that once the core saturates you can put as much power as
> like in and still get not much more than the design voltage out - most
> will probably have saturated by 20% over voltage.
> Another reason that the power you get out won't increase too much is that
> the losses in a steel core get big fast above about 1.5T.
> Nick Field
> > << you
> > won't get any performance increase above about 135V ac into a neon -
> > >>
> > Nick,
> > Can't you burn out the primary? My variac will do 140 V in a 120 V zone.
> > Cheers,
> > Ralph Zekelman