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From: "Thomas C. Sefranek"
Subject: Re: How to test a power t-former for Amp rating?
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Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 13:03:09 GMT
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YoScotyBoy wrote in message
> HELP. I have a large collection of power transformers taken out of
> larger wattage power amps and would like to utilize them in my projects
> of buying new all the time but have been unable to figure out how to test
> secondaries for current rating? Voltage was easy, but ohm's law didn't
> do the trick. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
I record the secondary voltage, and then add load resistors (Beware
until the voltage drops 10%. I accept that as the current rating.
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