The Dalton Plate Transformer Test 01/06/2006
W4ZT, N4LR, KC4HYM
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The test setup. Variac on the left with DVM measuring line Volts. Transformer center with dummy load to the right of that. Simpson 260 to the right measuring output Volts.

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AC line is connected.

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Input voltage measured at the transformer, 241 VAC.

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AC voltage measured at the dummy load. That's 5000 VAC scale, 2700 VAC.

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Variac and transformer connections.

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Transformer to dummy load connections.

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Variac wiring.

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Transformer primary wiring.

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Dummy load tapped for 2700 Ohms.

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Transformer secondary wiring.