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Old 30th August 2005, 08:53 PM   #1
Tweeker is offline Tweeker  United States
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Default Any problem with variac supply?

If I have an isolation transformer upstream is there any problem with using a variac as the transformer for an amp? I have an unemployed 50 amper laying around and dont otherwise have the secondary voltages I want.
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Old 30th August 2005, 10:57 PM   #2
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Sounds good to me, if it "sounds" good to you.

A Variac is a pretty rare piece around my house, though. I'd sooner rewind another transformer core for the voltages I want.

/edit: what voltages *do* you want, anyhow. Ohio isn't that far away...
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