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Re: is it useable?
Original poster: "Jason by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jasonp-at-btinternet-dot-com>
Its huge - I'd personally strip the secondary off the core, gap it and use
it as a 30A ballast for a PT! Having said that, isolation transformers are
very good filters, stopping EMI getting back into the line.
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Sent: Sunday, October 06, 2002 7:29 PM
Subject: is it useable?
> Original poster: "Cajun Coiler by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> While cleaning out the lab, I found an old friend hiding amongst the
> families of dust-bunnies... a 120/240 15A isolation transformer. He
> was extracted from an ultrasound controller, back in `94. See it at:
> Question is: can it be used in some useful function in a Tesla Coil?
> Keep in mind, the 15A rating is a guesstimate, going by the internal
> wire size, but seems to handle 15A with no significant heat build-up.
> (could secretly be a 20, maybe?)
> The only clue I have, as to it's manufacturer, is what's left of a
> small gold logo label on top... starts with "B", ends with "on".
> C.L. Mayeux
> Owner, MSB Data Systems