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From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: 8KW DC buck-converter
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 08:45:40 +0000
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 10:46:34 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that Jon Starr
wrote (in <firstname.lastname@example.org>) about '8KW
DC buck-converter', on Fri, 3 Jan 2003:
>I have recently had the good fortune to acquire an 'Innova 90' krypton
>ion laser, but my problem is that this beast wants ~35 Amps at 208V!
>I live in 230V land so I don't need to bother with the trouble of a
>boost system but I still have to make a supply that will allow me to
>vary the current from about 15A to 35A at 208V (as far as I can make
>out the plasma looks like almost a dead short to DC, but there is also
>the plasma-compression solenoid in series with the tube so that helps
How do you propose to run this from a household supply? Three mains
leads to different sockets on the same ring? (;-)
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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