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Re: [Amps] Eimac tube on the 'bay

Subject: Re: [Amps] Eimac tube on the 'bay
From: mikea <>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 09:39:09 -0500
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On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 05:51:25PM +0800, Alek Petkovic wrote:
> Yeah, we've got a very hefty 3 phase supply to give us 6kV DC.
> Actually, I have a question regarding our transformer. Being 3 phase, 
> it has 3 windings of 4200V AC and the nameplate says that they are 
> rated at 1.5Amps.
> Once rectified, we will have 6kV of course but my question is; at 
> what current rating? Will it be 1.5A or do we multiply by that by 3 
> because of the 3 phase working?
> It doesn't really matter as the transformer is from a tv transmitter 
> and so it is CCS rated and we should have enough grunt for our YC156.

You'll have _lots_ of grunt. The currents add, so you'll have 4.5A into
the rectifiers. That's a really spicy meatball there, OM. I droool.

Of course, that ass-u-me-s that you have 3-phase going in. It's not easy
to get the powerco here to run 3-phase to a residence. How is it there?

Mike Andrews, W5EGO
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