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Re: Where can I buy or find MOTS?
Original poster: "kent by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <toyhatsu-at-pcisys-dot-net>
Well, I feel like a dumb -at-$$. Yet another bad EBay purchase out of
ignorance. Maybe the caps will be useful. Looks like it is back to
> I also bought a couple of these transformers about 6 weeks ago. The person
> selling them believes they are high voltage transformers. I do not. The
> stamped on top indicates that the transformers have been hi-pot tested at
> 1500V for 1 minute, not that they put out 1500V. The transformer appears
> be a ferro-resonant type, not a high voltage unit. I measured a little
> 19V out with a 120V input, just a bit shy of the touted "1500V" rating. I
> wrote the seller so he could correct the listings, but he still believes
> they are 1500V, even though he has never actually hooked one up himself.
> his reply he said that if the transformer were hooked up to a magnetron
> high frequency would result in a higher voltage output. I decided it was
> pointless to argue with an intellect as vast as his and gave up. Let me
> what conclusion you come to after receiving your transformers.
> > Danny,
> > Here is a listing on E-Bay:
> > http://cgi.ebay-dot-com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1922310565
> > as : 1500 Volts AMERICAN MONARCH 501989E, HIGH POTENTIAL
> > This is for two transformers and caps. I believe that these are MOT's.
> > took a chance and ordered six of them for $5.00 each to play with.
> > Kent