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#127386 - 06/18/01 08:24 PM Buck Transformer Schematic  
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Here's another Isolated Transformer, connected as an Autotransformer - in this case, the connections are Series Subtractive - making it a voltage "Bucking" transformer.
The schematic "Boost Transformer" is very similar, except the connections are made in Series Additive format.
BTW: The "Buck" transformer is a mirrored image of the "Boost", the inputs and outputs are reversed.

FYI: The "PHI" symbol on each schematic represents positions of phase polarity [direction of magnetic flow in core as to direction of currents in windings]. That's the key issue of how and why these Autotransformers [connected as Autotransformers] can do the Buck / Boost thingee [technically speaking [Linked Image]]

Any comments??? [Linked Image]

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You forgot the // in the link. I took care of it.

Bill

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#127387 - 06/19/01 05:30 PM Re: Buck Transformer Schematic  
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>The "phi" symbol on each schematic represents positions of phase polarity [direction of magnetic flow in core as to direction of currents in windings].
I would like to see the ΓΈ symbol added to the appropriate poles on the single phase transformer diagram you previously posted.

Could you help me out with this?


#127388 - 06/20/01 09:28 PM Re: Buck Transformer Schematic  
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Dspark,

I'll add them, then resubmit to the existing topic[s] under the same names/message bodies.

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