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Old 14th March 2006, 11:33 AM   #1
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Is it possble to drive two transformers?
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Is it possble to drive two transformers in smps@230v from one set of transistors(half-bridge).
I would like to know that because, I would like to drive two ETD 39 or similar , or even toroid insted of one bigger like ETD 49(this one is too big to put in 1H box).
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Old 14th March 2006, 01:33 PM   #2
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possible, yes. Just use half turns for each primary(or secondary) and wire them in series
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Old 15th March 2006, 02:12 AM   #3
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Furthermore, if you connect primaries in series, you can connect secondaries in paralell, and you can even use two sets of output inductors and diodes without worrying about current sharing. The series primary connection will ensure that the same current flows through both secondaries.
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