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Re: Thyristors and TCs
Original poster: "Ben McMillen by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <spoonman534-at-yahoo-dot-com>
I also had a simial question but it appears that John beat me to it.. ;) Is
this at all possible? I remember a thread awhile back that discussed using
MOV's as spark gaps, but the eventual conculstion was that they were ultimately
too slow.. Does the same apply here? I think these SCR's will handle alot of
current, but in order to hold off the voltage they'd have to be seriesed and
possibly paralled for more current.. while a single one is quite fast, putting
several in a network would make them slower.. at least I think.. Anyone have
Coiling in Pittsburgh
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> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz "
> Hi guys! I have in my possession 12 Westcode thyristors.The bummer is i don't
> have the "stats" on them.Westcode hasn't answered my mail yet.These are 3/4
> hockey puck size,hefty little guys.They came out of some monster power
> supplies.Has any one thought of making a solid-state gap with one (or more )
> of these?Is it possible?
> john in nyc
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