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Re: Thanks - Re: Saturable Reactor Ballast from MOT's

Original poster: "J. Aaron Holmes" <jaholmes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

(Doh!  Hit the reply button too quickly
there--shouldn't try this on my wife's laptop)

Sounds terrific!  Now you'll be able to vary the
doneness with much finer granularity than
raw/medium/well-done :-))

Aaron, N7OE


Yeah, I realized this myself shortly after sending
that.  I tried using a four-slice toaster as a load
and ran it up to about 8A.  I let it go about 30
seconds and didn't notice any real heating of the
MOTs.  Longer test runs to follow...

>     How about an electric iron or heater as a test
> load?
> Ed