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Re: Run capacitors for PFC capacitors?
Original poster: Ed Phillips <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>
> Hi John,
> A five minute magnifier run (no power factor correction) at 12KW costs
> fifteen cents at the electric rates we pay here in upstate New York
> which are close to the highest in the nation. That's pretty cheap
> Interesting talk on the list of folks blowing MMC caps. I thought they
> were supposed to be the be all and end all of Tesla coil capacitors and
> were, for all practical purposes, indestructible, according to our list
> moderator. :^) Hmmmmmm.
> Happy Spring to you in upper Michigan!
> Ed Wingate RATCB
As for the MMC's, with a little talent you can blow up just about
anything! Of course, in this case I haven't tried any and I don't have
a big enough transformer to make any difference anyway, so perhaps I
shouldn't speak up.