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1:1 transformer to create negative and positive rails ???
« on: February 10, 2011, 03:22:55 PM »
I was wandering if it is possible to create negative voltage rail with a use of 1:1 transformer  ???
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Re: 1:1 transformer to create negative and positive rails ???
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2011, 04:36:39 PM »
It's a lot more complicated than that I'm afraid. Transformers don't work with DC. You'd need a circuit to generate AC and feed that through a transformer with a center tapped secondary.

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Re: 1:1 transformer to create negative and positive rails ???
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2011, 05:12:05 PM »
Thanks  :)

I thought so, just wanted to be sure...
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