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johnny williams

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400Hz
« on: January 19, 2006, 09:39:49 PM »
Does anyone know of an inexpensive device that will convert 400Hz to 60 Hz?

lgsracer

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Re: 400Hz
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2006, 11:08:50 PM »
analog tech motor-generator.

digital tech frequency converter.

both have been used on US submarines. The frequency converter is current issue.

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Re: 400Hz
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2006, 01:49:14 PM »
What are you trying to power?
About 60 years is all it takes to make science fiction a reality.

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Re: 400Hz
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2006, 06:13:22 PM »
House,shop whatever

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Re: 400Hz
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2006, 06:51:41 PM »
non reactive loads will run on 400Hz no prob, not sure about powering switching power supplies.

I know an old trick to run 400Hz radio gear on 60Hz was to wire a second transformer in with the respective input and output windings wired in series. It usuable ran warm but didn't burn out.

You may want to try running a cheap transformer wall brick on 400Hz to see what happens.
« Last Edit: January 20, 2006, 06:56:06 PM by n2toh »
About 60 years is all it takes to make science fiction a reality.