Cluade Lyons Variac Refurbishment

Part 1 - Dismantling and initial inspection.

The Video

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In this first video, the device is opened and the various parts are examined.

There are several immediately obvious problems, however the basic components are all present and not damaged.

Main issues

When obtained, this was described as a 10A variac, however the plate states 8A.