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Re: New Neon Transformers
Original poster: "Mike Harrison by way of Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>" <mike-at-whitewing.co.uk>
On Thu, 22 May 2003 21:36:31 -0600, you wrote:
>Original poster: "Dr. Resonance by way of Terry Fritz
>Good idea. I don't see why not.
I'm not sure this is a good idea - it could be that the insulation between
the CT and the core may
not be very strong, and the inductance of the differing earth paths could
allow high voltage
transients to appear between the 2 ground connections.
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>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
>Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2003 12:29 PM
>Subject: RE: New Neon Transformers
> > Original poster: "Lau, Gary by way of Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> > Would it be possible to take the CT connection out to a 3rd terminal
> > without tying it to the core? One could then tie the CT to RF ground, and
> > tie the core to mains-ground. This would permit a primary strike to be
> > safely drained to RF ground while minimizing RF coupling to the
> > primary. The core to inner-secondary winding insulation need only hold
> > whatever the RF ground transients are.
> > Gary Lau
> > MA, USA
> > Original poster: "Dr. Resonance by way of Terry Fritz
> > <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>" <resonance-at-jvlnet-dot-com>
> > They will be CT grounded like a standard NST. I'm also going to only
> > "gently" glue the current limiting section of the core in place so
> > experimenters can move it and set current where they want it. I will
> > suggest the moveable leg be epoxied solidly into place before full power
> > operation.
> > Dr. Resonance
> > > Are these center tapped? If so, is the center tap isolated from the
> > > Any info on the maximum voltage the innermost end of the winding can
> > > versus the core on the core and coil config?
> > > --