Autotransformer Part 1

This episode shows the transformer as obtained, and includes some initial dismantling and examination.

Claimed to be 2 kVA, and probably 30-40 years old.

The Video

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Basic Tests

This item was obtained as working, and was demonstrated connected to 240V AC.

A few basic checks are done, including continuity between all of the transformer terminals.

As this is an autotransformer, it only has a single winding, there is no isolation between any of the terminals.