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by charlie_mccartney
Sat Jun 21, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Operation Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 4175

Re: Operation Problem

I am using a 12 kv 30 ma NST
by charlie_mccartney
Sat Jun 21, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Operation Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 4175

Re: Operation Problem

When the NST is on and hooked up to the metering system it reads .3 kv
by charlie_mccartney
Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:03 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Operation Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 4175

Re: Operation Problem

No, after almost a year of searching I cannot find a mentor.
by charlie_mccartney
Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:49 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Operation Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 4175

Re: Operation Problem

How do I test it?
by charlie_mccartney
Thu Jun 19, 2014 12:17 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Operation Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 4175

Re: Operation Problem

I have hooked up the system like you told me to in the video, with the outer grid going to the floating nut and the ground wire from the plug going to the NST, with the resistor in-between them. The problem was my poorly made inner grid which was I made in a rush, I will fix it and report with infor...
by charlie_mccartney
Tue Jun 17, 2014 11:38 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Operation Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 4175

Operation Problem

I have finished my demo and started running it today. Firstly I have a 12 kv 30 ma NST with a 7.5 amp variac with a metering system made by Richard for my system. On the vacuum side of it I have an Trivac 2.5E connected to a MicroTorr 11-D that is capable to reach <1 microns. Connected to the diffus...
by charlie_mccartney
Sat May 24, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: MicroTorr 11-D Diffusion Pump
Replies: 2
Views: 1672

MicroTorr 11-D Diffusion Pump

I have a MicroTorr 11-D diffusion pump and I was wondering how much oil I should put in it because it has no information on it and I cannot find any info online.
by charlie_mccartney
Sat May 17, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Is bigger better?
Replies: 8
Views: 3362

Re: Is bigger better?

I am using that for my demo and I have had no melting issues with my SS grid or arcing issues at all.
by charlie_mccartney
Wed May 14, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: My NST is leaking tar
Replies: 4
Views: 1983

Re: My NST is leaking tar

It is fried, after about one minute of the NST being plugged in I got a very unpleasant burning tar smell and never got any arc or even a spark.
by charlie_mccartney
Wed May 14, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: My NST is leaking tar
Replies: 4
Views: 1983

Re: My NST is leaking tar

I was busy presenting so I didn't get time to record the statistics, when I get home today I will see how much of an arc I can get.