From: "Pacific Freight"
Subject: Re: High Voltage from car parts. Help me please.
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"James Meyer" wrote in message
> On 4 Jan 2003 16:13:49 -0800, Thoremail@example.com (P!erCer)
> > I am working on a "lifter" project (details at
> >First, I tried powering my lifter with a monitor, but burned up some
> >of the components. Then my dad put together my current power source,
> >a 12 volt battery running a distributor that drives a car ignition
> >coil. Unfortunately, my lifter still didn't lift.
> Your car parts supply is producing AC and the lifter requires DC.
> Find an old Xerox copy machine. The older the better. They have DC
> high voltage supplies inside. That should get you going.
> The one I have is made by GE and is rated at 15,000 volts at 1 milliamp.
> The input is 115 volt 60 Hz AC right from a wall socket. There are two
> voltage connections. One supplies plus and the other supplies minus with
> about half the total 15,000 volts. The metal case is a center tap between
> two HV outputs.
Or perhaps the HT leads on an old TV.