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Re: [TCML] MOTS
ok. so leave everything alone. sounds good to me.
What is the best way to connect everything together for TC use? I noticed that one of the HV windings is connected to the core. should that be removed.
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From: bunnykiller <bunnikillr@xxxxxxx>
> Hey Jay...
> If you removed the shunts of the MOT's, you will increase the current
> output of the transformer BUT you will also increase the saturation
> values of the transformer core material thus leading to hi input current
> usage and rather hot running transformers.
> MOT's are designed to be running at their max value with minimum
> physical design, they are not over engineered ( most likely under
> engineered and on the verge of failure).
> In most cases the filament winding is left disconnected but left in
> place. When trying to remove it from the transformer, one can damage the
> secondary windings quite easily... If there is no load applied to the
> filament winding, there is no ( or so very little) current used by that
> Scot D
> jhowson4@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >Hello all,
> >I just got 2 large MOTS and I noticed that they have some magnetic shunts in
> between the primary and secondary coils. my question is what happens if i were
> to remove them. Also whats the best way to get rid of the filament coil. it is
> wedged inbetween the secondary and shunts pretty good and i dont think that i
> can get it out?
> >Jay Howson
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