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Re: [TCML] Ballast

Shunts and ballasts don't affect voltage. I said "current", which is amperage.Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
-------- Original message --------From: shaun <snoggle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Date: 10/9/20  9:10 PM  (GMT-05:00) To: 'yurtle_t' <yurtle_t@xxxxxxxxx>, 'Tesla Coil Mailing List' <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> Subject: RE: [TCML] Ballast That’s ok for some, but the secondary wire is so thin, I don't push the things, I would rather undervolt-----Original Message-----From: Tesla [mailto:tesla-bounces@xxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of yurtle_t via TeslaSent: October 9, 2020 5:39 PMTo: Tesla Coil Mailing ListSubject: Re: [TCML] BallastActually, many coilers remove some of the shunts to increase max current draw.Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.-------- Original message --------From: David Rieben <drieben@xxxxxxx> Date: 10/9/20  4:31 PM  (GMT-05:00) To: Tesla Coil Mailing List <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> Subject: Re: [TCML] Ballast Shaun, I would guess that the reason you don’t find much info on ballasting paralleled NSTs is that they are already internally ballasted by their core design, which limits the output current to a certain level regardless of the applied load.  Most coilers only bother with external ballasting where it’s required, like for the inputs to PTs or pole pigsDavidSent from my iPhone> On Oct 6, 2020, at 2:21 PM, shaun <snoggle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:> > Just a quick question, has anyone added ballast in front of their paralleled> neon transformers for current limiting. I have searched for a few days and> not found anything. Thanks all> > _______________________________________________> Tesla mailing list> Tesla@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> https://www.pupman.com/mailman/listinfo/tesla_______________________________________________Tesla mailing listTesla@tedward.pupman.comhttps://www.pupman.com/mailman/listinfo/tesla_______________________________________________Tesla mailing listTesla@tedward.pupman.comhttps://www.pupman.com/mailman/listinfo/tesla
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