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Info needed: probably old military High Voltage Multiplier?
« on: September 23, 2020, 10:06:30 PM »
Dear all-

I found something on eBay what seems to be a multi stage high voltage multiplier (military surplus).

Housing is airtight and made of plastic, inside from what it seems a capsule with silica gel and on the right and left side rows of white parts (doorknob capacitors?) with metal balls in-between, connection between these towers with black plastic tubes (HV diodes?).

Hard to take pictures of the inside setup...

It seems to be made for pretty high voltages and low currents (?). I have no idea at all what could its purpose might have been.

Any information on this unit would be really appreciated- especially when it comes to voltage /current ratings because I really do not want to destroy it! I will check tomorrow how many stages it has with a function generator and scope.

Thanks!
Roman


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Re: Info needed: probably old military High Voltage Multiplier?
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2020, 07:32:43 AM »
Hm, for what purpose is high voltage needed in a helicopter...? The part name is just "multiplier assembly".

Turbine ignition?

Radio transmitter? Sounds unlikely, I think.

Flight instrument of some sort?

Or is it for some other purpose, not aircraft at all?

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Re: Info needed: probably old military High Voltage Multiplier?
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2020, 10:25:42 AM »
Maybe consider emailing the manufacturer?

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