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Small power transformers as chokes?

1/4/2001 10:33 PM
Rob P
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Small power transformers as chokes?
Hi all,  
 
 
 
Has anyone tried using the primary of a small power transformer, such as a 240V-12V, 1A, or something like that?  
 
 
 
I know it's probably not ideal, as chokes are constructed with a gap between laminations, and PT's aren't, but it'd still work, wouldn't it?  
 
 
 
Any comments?  
 
 
 
Thanks,  
 
Rob

 
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