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Old 21st December 2011, 01:42 AM   #1
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Default how much room to leave between transformers

so if i have 3 i want to put side by side how much room should i leave between each to be safe.
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Old 22nd December 2011, 07:10 PM   #2
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A few more details would be good.

What type of transformer (for example E-core, toroidal), whether they have magnetic shielding, which way they are oriented relative to each other, size /VA rating, how much isolation they need (how important or unimportant it is to avoid interactions).

The generic answer is leave as much room between them as you can in the chassis, while still keeping them away from any (lower level) signals.
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Old 23rd December 2011, 12:56 AM   #3
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toroidal 500va no shielding side by side not stacked
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Old 23rd December 2011, 11:42 AM   #4
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Not quite touching. How about 10thou/10mil/¼mm
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