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wiring and grounding high voltage transformer? Answered

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i need to add another power cord to my HV Transformer it does not look like it has any difference in which way it is wired could i just connect the power cord to it

and in the second picture is the screw the ground to the case or can i just gound the case itself to a pole in the ground for example

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steveastrouk (author)2010-10-03

Is the primary winding isolated from the secondary.

Steve

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MonstaM (author)steveastrouk2010-10-03

i dont know i cant open it but it is an OBIT

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steveastrouk (author)MonstaM2010-10-03

Measure it with an ohm-meter. You should have NO continuity from one side to the other.

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ARJOON (author)steveastrouk2010-10-05

it has to be isolated because hv supply are pretty dangerous. i had the experience very painful the some veins in my right hand were damaged

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steveastrouk (author)ARJOON2010-10-05

It doesn't HAVE to be isolated, it MAY be isolated, or it may be an auto-transformer.

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