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computer monitor flyback transformer? Answered

is it possible to take a flyback transformer from an old computer monitor and use dc current instead of using an ac source to increase power

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lemonie
lemonie

Best Answer 10 years ago

Yes.

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MonstaM
MonstaM

Answer 10 years ago

thank you and where would i connect the positive and negative terminals to the transformer and find the correct places to put them

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lemonie
lemonie

Answer 10 years ago

Sorry, something went missing there. The tube-driving circuitry pulses / chops DC to feed the transformer, so direct current it may be, but not continuous. Your easiest bet may be to use the board you've got in there with the transformer still attached - but be very careful.
If you want to take it apart and re-build, have a look at these here:
Instructables on the subject

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Answer 10 years ago

You can't get a transformer to transform DC without chopping it up first !