[time-nuts] No more 60Hz! TEC Elimination

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Jun 27 18:36:57 UTC 2011

In message <201106271430140926.1E33B7E2 at smtp.citynet.net>, "Will Matney" writes

>Running the transformer that way won't burn it up at that instant, it just
>causes it to run hotter, because it's closer to saturation, and it shortens
>the life span a good bit. 

I have yet to hear of any evidence for that being a problem with
US kit here in Denmark, probably because most kit is not run at
the extreme top end of its temperature specification.

I would worry once we get into the kW territory, but below one kW 
I would not.

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