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Re: Flyback Driver PCBs
Original poster: "Virtualgod" <mike.marcum-at-zoomtown-dot-com>
You could increase the primary freq along with the voltage if you could find
a way to keep the transformer cool from the extra core losses (10x freq =
100x losses roughly , at least with my 5kW (square wave) cores). How do I
post a pic of these?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2004 6:22 PM
Subject: RE: Flyback Driver PCBs
> Original poster: "Steve Conner" <steve.conner-at-optosci-dot-com>
> >Photographs are dubious. The only true test is if his
> >work can be replicated. And since we have few
> >details...no schematic......
> We can figure out pretty much everything from Kreso's post. He said he was
> driving it off a PC SMPS. And we know he lives in a 220V country. So we
> say he was using a half-bridge inverter running off a 340V DC bus at
> If I were feeling cynical, I would have said there's no way on earth it
> would work. The plasma globe flyback is designed to take 12V input at
> so with 180V at the same frequency I would expect it to saturate and blow
> the transistors in the driver :-6
> But I'm not cynical :)
> Steve C.