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by Rich Feldman
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 15
Views: 711

Re: Greetings!

... super-sensitive about the meter -- it just has a coil wound for low voltage instead of low current. (Gas safety valves for pilot lights are held open by a solenoid using voltage from a single TC junction ...
by Silviu Tamasdan
Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Criticize my HV supply design
Replies: 26
Views: 1077

Criticize my HV supply design

... or buying major components. Notably the HV transformer of adequate voltage and power specs. My aim is now to achieve a power supply that can ... acquired the habit of over-engineering things. This not only gives me a safety factor, but also allows me to upgrade stuff in place if I need higher ...
by Dennis P Brown
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Precipitator power supplies?
Replies: 29
Views: 1883

Re: Precipitator power supplies?

... at 1 or up to 1.5 ma. If you get close/hit 2 ma, that will exceed that voltage convert's limits. Remember - the power rating of a device is an absolute ... not innocent bystanders to dangerous levels of radiation. So, that is a safety issue you must address now before you operate that power supply ...
by Dennis P Brown
Sun Oct 22, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Re: Hello

... difficult for many to obtain (and is extremely lethal so learning high voltage safety is critical.) Detecting neutrons is a very complex task unless one just buys a turnkey ...
by ian_krase
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Silicone tubing with hose barbs OK to pull low vacuum?
Replies: 27
Views: 1460

Re: Silicone tubing with hose barbs OK to pull low vacuum?

... be able to run negative polarity with high current (5-50 mA) and high voltage (25-100 kV) at the same time. Please keep in mind that safety precautions for these very high voltages are much more stringent than those for lower ...
by Dennis P Brown
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Ion Gun Design and Construction (& FAQs)
Topic: tabletop neutron generator
Replies: 15
Views: 3682

Re: tabletop neutron generator

... which I am very happy to say, was very successful), my rather large voltage multiplier (VM) that I had built for it only reached 60 kV (still ... and see what this monster will give me. With a massive resistor (for safety) I will use this new VM for my accelerator; that is, if it can really ...
by Dennis P Brown
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: First Plasma - Daniel Fajardo
Replies: 3
Views: 558

Re: First Plasma - Daniel Fajardo

... is a very good start. Guess your next focus after increasing the voltage to a NST level will be to obtain a proper power supply for fusion. ... its own ground - not necessary, of course but I feel that is a good safety practice.) Of course, the standard star system with the fusor is always ...
by Finn Hammer
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Fusor progress, Finn Hammer
Replies: 25
Views: 1554

Fusor progress, Finn Hammer

... in star mode The viewport is pointed away from the operator The high voltage connection is guarded inside the machine chassis, which is grounded, for maximum safety. This is the state of my fusor at this time, 18-09-2017 Cheers, Finn Hammer
by ian_krase
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Other Fuel Cycles
Replies: 4
Views: 567

Re: Other Fuel Cycles

... good as an experiment but it cannot do fusion. You need a much higher voltage power supply. Better vacuum is nearly essential and for the sake of your safety you should use a metal shell. (You can do fusion in a glass fusor and some people ...
by Dennis P Brown
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - European Fusor
Replies: 22
Views: 5109

Re: Archived - European Fusor

... that normally one would not guess) and oil can provide a lot of safety margin in any system. The oil also allows less chance to have the high voltage jump to something that you are near or touching that would normally be safe ... . ...