[TCML] Spark gaps, Solid state switches and diodes
evp at pacbell.net
Sat Jan 31 13:17:41 MST 2009
Dangerous in what way? From the aspect that the primary would be
dangerous to touch while it's operating? absolutely!
Is the primary any less dangerous to touch when it's not floating while
it's operating? no..
Dangerous for components? no..
Not sure I understand the direction of your comment. Maybe you can expand?
My personal opinion is that one side of the primary and one side of
the secondary should be tied to a solid power-line frequency ground to
avoid accidents in the event of stupidity, which anyone will commit at
some time or another. It's one thing to get a bad RF burn and another
to take 60 ~ or DC through the body.
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