Re: MOTs...exploring the low end of TC voltage
Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: "Mike Nolley" <mnolley-at-mail.slc.edu>
> Tesla List wrote:
> Greg--good to know someone else is going in this direction. I'm
> power supply right now which utilizes Mots, and I fired it up last night. I
> used 6 Mots in a center-tapped configuration, with two Mots back to back
> first stage, and four Mots, two sets with primaries and secondaries in
> for the second. This yields 8kv across the array, without saturation
> in the second stage. Both outputs were half-wave doubled using 2 sets of 10
> oven capacitors in series-parallel--this produces 16kvdc at ~300 ma. (I
> have a meter, so I can't say for sure). This summer I'm going to soup it up
> even more by adding another set of 6 transformers and 20 capacitors to give
> 600ma, or even more if I knock out the shunts, sink the whole mass in
> and add current limiting.
> Obviously it's completely over the top, but I decided to milk the idea for
> all it was worth. So far it has cost me virtually $0, and far, far, far too
> much time. : )
> I'll keep you updated offlist, if you're interested.
No, No, please! keep it on the list, we cannot have enough info
on low-cost transformer solutions.
What I wonder is: Why would the outher transformers tend to saturate
more than the 2 inner transformers.
I basically think we have an insulation problem, or perhaps just an
Cheers, Finn Hammer