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Original poster: "Christopher Boden by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <chrisboden-at-hotmail-dot-com>
>Unfortunately, it sounds to me like your big PT has an internal
>short in the HV secondary winding. It certainly shouldn't be
>tripping your mains breaker with no load on the output, unless
>there's an internal short.
That's what I though, but what if it's just a matter of a REALLY low primary
resistance? Couldn't that appear to the breaker as a short?
>And unfortunately, a butyl covered PT
>is virtually impossible to tear into to repair ;-(
Yup, but, even if it's got a HV side short, it's a beautiful bit of
inductive ballast :)
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