Spellman Arc Detection

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Peter Schmelcher
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Spellman Arc Detection

Post by Peter Schmelcher » Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:33 pm

A nice short description of Arc detection what it is and is not.
I guess with a big resistor and small capacitor one could construct a low pass filter on the HV output to reduce the Arc tripping sensitivity while still protecting the HV power supply electronics.

http://www.spellmanhv.com/Technical-Res ... otes/AN-18

-Peter

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