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Old 06-17-2009, 02:31 PM
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I will try this out soon, just as I get some Nichrome wire. But having some experience in attraction motors, I can say, that there is something in all this. In some of my attraction motor setups I have seen up to 5x greater currents flowing through the coils than what is drawn from the power supply. This is when the inductive spikes are collected into the input capacitor. If the recovery is switched off, all the great current is drawn from the power supply. And the circuit is very similar to this heater circuit.
It's better to wear off by working than to rust by doing nothing.