Thanks for all the replies.
"Looking at" was a poor choice of words on my part. I saw the
transformer advertised in an internet ad, so I don't have access to it
for any hands-on testing.
Since the asking price isn't that far down from a new one, I think I'll
pass on it. I have one new Harbach/Dahl unit waiting on the shelf
already, so I'll just resist the impulse to hoard... :-)
... resend, original didn't reflect for whatever reason.
If you were looking at a Dahl plate transformer removed from a BC
transmitter that had a center-tapped secondary, would you bet that the
insulation would be good enough to use the transformer with a bridge
instead of a full-wave rectifier, or would you assume that it isn't for
I have no idea of the age of the transformer. It has the standard Dahl
gloss black paint with red data plate, and the terminals are mounted on
pinkish-red terminal boards.
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