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Re: Street light ballasts
Original poster: "Allanh by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <allanh-at-starband-dot-net>
Series won't help, parrallel might.
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From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Monday, September 16, 2002 9:09 PM
Subject: Re: Street light ballasts
> Original poster: "Andy Cobaugh by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> I also have seen light ballasts in the heavy metal dumpster at the local
> recycling center. The ones I found had 330VAC 8uF caps on them. There
> a total of 40, I kept the 40 caps and 5 of the transformers. The caps
> should be good for PFC, the windings in the transformers could be used as
> inductive ballast, but not sure how they would hold up. It looks like the
> ones I have use small gauge wire, but paralleling them then putting them
> series might work????
> Andy C.
> Internet Homepage: http://users.rcn-dot-com/tcobaugh/