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Re: Variac Modification
Original poster: "Bert Hickman by way of Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>" <bert.hickman-at-aquila-dot-net>
Tesla list wrote:
>Original poster: "Mccauley, Daniel H by way of Terry Fritz
>I have a 20A, 0-180VAC Variac which only has three connections:
>1. Input AC - (at beginning of windings)
>2. Input AC - (at about 75% to end of windings)
>3. Output Tap
>Currently with 120VAC input, you can get about 0-180VAC.
>My question is can I simply move that one wire connection at 75% and move it
>to the end at 100% to make a 0-120VAC variac?
Absolutely! You could also run a 240 volt variac off 120 volts with no problem.
-- Bert --
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