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Old 20th December 2012, 11:24 PM   #1
tom6 is offline tom6  Australia
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Default Using Isolating transformers in a power supply?

Probably a basic query but I want to build a Salas HV regulator and the transformer required must have a 230Vac secondary output which is the same voltage as my mains supply.
I have a couple of spare isolating transformers that I'm not using - are these OK to use as my transformer for the regulator? Am I right in thinking isolating transformers are EI type transformers with a 1:1 ratio?

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Old 21st December 2012, 01:07 AM   #2
Minion is offline Minion  Canada
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I have used Isolation transformers for tube preamps with a 1:1 ratio .... they were the kind used in the shaving plug in your bathroom , they worked pretty good ......
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