[Noisebridge-discuss] High-Voltage

John Ellis neurofog at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 06:02:48 UTC 2013


CRTs go up to around ~24KV at the Extra High Tension supply.
Transformers, more specifically, the Line-Output Transformer can be good
for high voltage experiments.

-John

On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 11:37 AM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:

>
>     I'm interested and willing to help.
>
>     What do you mean by "High voltage"? I'm thinking
> anything over 240 VAC (about 360V peak to peak).
>     Vacuum tubes work with anything from about 60VDC to
> 500VDC (or so).
>     440VAC circuits have of close to 700V. Mircrowave
> ovens I've seen have transformers that present internal
> voltages to something like 800V. Cathode ray tubes use
> from 1500VDC to 5000VDC.
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