[TCML] My NST
resonance at wildblue.net
Sat Jun 14 09:41:51 MDT 2008
Yes, it's a 9 kV 30 mA nst.
The VA is power input = Volts x Amps
60 Hz is 60 Hertz line frequency
This xmfr will work well with a .006 uF primary cap size --- series units of
0.15 uF 2 kV MMCs.
On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 7:18 AM, Nicholas Goble <noongoble at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for all your advice on how to obtain an NST. I can proudly say that
> I just one for free! After calling many different sign shops in my area
> (Indianapolis). I talked with a guy who had an old, used NST in the back
> his shop. He gave it to me for free.
> I'm somewhat confused as to what the rating is on this NST. Can anyone
> please decifer these numbers for me? I couldn't take a picture of the
> panel, so I'll just type what I see.
> The transformer is labeled "Transco" and says that it was made in Hong Kong
> in June of '94.
> Hz 60
> PPI.V. 120
> SEC.V. 9000
> V.A. 270
> A. 247
> M.A. 30
> My best guess would be that the NST is rated at 9000KV and 30mA. Is this
> true? If so or if not, what do the other numbers mean and how do they
> affect the tesla coil?
> Nicholas Goble
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