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Subject: Re: Homemade High-Voltage Transformer
Date: May 19, 1:50 pm
Poster: Jim Lux

On May 19, 1:50 pm, Jim Lux wrote:

>OK, looking to come up with 120KV transformer - where do I start?... I expect X-rays...

X-ray machine power supplies... Typical medical xray machines run at around 90-140 kV.

How much current? A voltage multiplier driven by an inverter might be a more cost effective approach. Jochen Kronjaeger's web page has a 100 kV+ stack built from modified TV triplers.