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Old 18th May 2022, 9:01 pm   #4
kalee20
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Default Re: SE transformer question

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Originally Posted by G6Tanuki View Post
These sorts of things are always fun to experiment with; lots of turns on the primary passing DC will increase the likelihood of core saturation [amps x turns]
Yes. But having increased the turns, you then increase the air gap to nullify the effect of the increased turns, bringing the core flux back to where it was.

And then, because inductance is proportional to turns SQUARED, you find you've got yourself more henries!
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