[AMRadio] Cap Substitution

ne1s at neandertech.com ne1s at neandertech.com
Fri Feb 15 12:48:04 EST 2008

----- Original Message -----
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Cap Substitution
Date: Thu, February 14, 2008 23:05
From: "Bob Macklin" <macklinbob at msn.com>

> With a single 1N4007 and a capacitor you will have a filtered 1/2wave
> rectifier. It should charge to .9 time the 24V. That should be OK.
> You could use 4 1N4007s in a bridge and not use the capacitor.
> > Nope Bob, this guy definitely only had three 1N2069's in parallel -
> > two cathodes to one anode connected directly to a 6.3V tranny.
> >
> > I'm not looking to put it back the way he had it, I'm putting it back
> > the way the schematic shows it with a 1N4007 instead of the 1N91 shown
> > (already have in my junk box) and a filter cap.
> >
> > I'm just trying to understand how he was getting the 24V relay to work
> > with a 6.3V tranny.
> >
> > - JT
> >

My guess is his intent was to make a voltage multiplier (doubler,
tripler...) circuit, and either miswired it, or something is "getting lost
in the translation)"


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