[AMRadio] Tranny Test


John Lawson jpl15 at panix.com
Mon Feb 19 16:05:39 EST 2007



On Mon, 19 Feb 2007, Gary Schafer wrote:

> You had best have something to protect that microameter when you turn on the
> supply as the capacitance of the transformer windings will look like a short
> to the meter until the charge equalizes.
> Running it up with a variac would be ok.


   Yeah - and the inductive kick too - I forgot about that.


   Maybe a 50 or 100K resistor in the circuit to snub all that inrush-type 
stuff...?


    Cheers

John
KB6SCO
DM09fg




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