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Old 28th February 2004, 12:38 AM   #1
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mains voltage fluctuating to much here on our area. any possible solutions to overcome this. thanks for your help.
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Old 28th February 2004, 01:33 PM   #2
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Have you considered something like a constant voltage transformer? They are also sometimes called boot buck transformers.

These guys posted a nice schematic:

Two secondary, as the primary voltage fluctuates the output of the secondary averages their values.
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Old 28th February 2004, 01:38 PM   #3
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the easy way is to get a generator of your own and mount a better muffler on the thing --

occasionally there will be Sorensen and Hewlett Packard AC constant voltage sources on EBay -- these can run from a few hundred dollars to many thousands.

here in New Jersey we have Third World Electric Co. as our supplier -- inthe summer the voltage can range from 102 to 127 VAC.
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