On 11/10/17 13:44, Bryan Swadener via Amps wrote:
> The xfmr I rewound has two tapped primaries on a split bobbin
> (I didn't need to touch the primary windings). Magnetizing
> current is about 2A. It runs dead cold.
> Manfred's info online (below) helped yuuugely with the rewind. As tight as I
> rewound the secondary, I had a little magnetostrictive
> noise. A local transformer shop was nice enough to vacuum-
> pressure impregnate it free gratis with polyester resin.
> Photos + text: http://www.tinyurl.com/wa7prc-transformer
Yes, big ups++ to Manfreds' helpful guidance! He's launched me into the
hobby of transformer rewinding! I have a shed full of enormous
transformers to wind now!
It seems 1A primary mag current is perfectly fine then. I'll move ahead
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