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Isolation transformer current limit Answered

I want to make small isolation transformer mainly for working with LED lighting. Can i put 1.36μF capacitor in series with transformer (primary or secondary?) to limit current to 100mA? (24W Max) could this somehow deform waveform preventing capacitive droppers or other common LED drivers to work properly? Inductor used for same purpose would need to be horribly big and resistor would be cooking.


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1 year ago

Why not just get a cheap LED driver?
These even available in your local hardware store as replacement parts.
Small, efficient and you only need to select the right current limiting as the voltage is adjusted automatically.