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Author Topic: One-way transformer  (Read 5287 times)

Offline John.K1

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One-way transformer
« on: August 15, 2014, 08:25:03 PM »
Hello guys,

I watched a Wesley translation of the "One way transformer" on the youTube ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fZT7PvEGKU ) and I decided to try it out. It is quite simple device. I modified the device a bit.  My has a central coil with five pick-up coils on its perimeter  and outer coil (see the picture).  I thought it might work as a air core. Unfortunately it doesn't and I had to stick pieces of ferrite in every coil I used. The interesting thing is:   No load - PS shows 5.5V @ 0.19A  ,   Load connected to several output coils, LED lights are ON - PS shows consumption 5.5V @0.19A.   In other words- load has no impact on the initial consumption.
The only thing what disappoint me is I am NOT able to lit incandescent bulb. Why is that??
The original diagram , the picture of my set up and the scope shot ( green probe on the light, blue on 1 Ohm resistor) below.
On my PS 5.5 @0.19A.


Offline MarkE

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Re: One-way transformer
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2014, 08:42:59 PM »
One can drive their car by modulating the brake and get a similar effect.  The no useful load condition simply wastes a lot of power.  Applying load redirects power that would be wasted to the load.