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Re: [Amps] capacitor across mains input to transformer

Subject: Re: [Amps] capacitor across mains input to transformer
From: Steve Wright <>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:57:29 +1300
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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:

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
with it.


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