current transformers (fwd)

From:  Jim Lux [SMTP:jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net]
Sent:  Thursday, January 29, 1998 8:22 AM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: current transformers (fwd)

> Date: Tue, 27 Jan 1998 20:42:48 -0700
> From: nick mcquiston <"nick "-at-erie-dot-net>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: current transformers
> Hi All,
> Dose anybody have any experience with winding thier own current
> transformers for building high current meters? I have two 5A AC meters
> with 50A scales and would like to use them in tesla work.

I regularly see current transformers surplus for $5-10. A lot less work
than winding, unless you want the intellectual exercise. Typical ratios are
50:5, 100:5, 200:5, etc.

Brand new they are around $50