Questionon isolation transformers

Brian Carling bcarling at CFL.RR.COM
Wed Apr 13 10:56:38 EDT 2005

Yes but depending on the transformers that CAN get very hot and it may 
be rather lossy
compared to a simple straightforward 1:1 transformer.

I have a nice TRIAD_ULTRA one for sale that will handle any  receiver 
just fine.

Brian, AF4K

Ted Bruce wrote:

>What differentiates isolation transformers from other
>types?  If I were to use, say a 110VAC to 12.6 VAC and
>connect that to a reversed 12.6 VAC to 110 VAC, would
>that combination qualify as an isolation transformer,
>functionally?  I've been thinking of doing a back to
>back transformer in an S-38B that Ive restored.
>The schematics I've seen of isolation transformers
>don't look like this (a regular transformer):
>---\  |  /---
>   /  |  \
>   \  |  /
>---/  |  \---
>Hmm, actually that's pretty pathetic; nothing looks
>like that.  Anyway, the isolation transformer
>schematics have a common winding, or something; I
>can't recall exactly.
>Ted  KX4OM
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