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Re: 220v/50hz power rig

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Thu Sep 06 09:58:48 2001

> -- David Lesher <[email protected]> wrote:
>> If you want to test it on 50 Hz, you have a real issue.  You can
>> not easily generate that much; there is no easy way to morph 60
>> into same.

and boy was he right.  (apologies to many for not re-emphasizing the
subject: line in the message text, 50Hz is the goal)

> Some UPS-like equipment will do this - stuff designed for running
> computer equipment in a field in the middle of nowhere, normally for
> pseudo military use; take any Generator input (which can be 30Hz-70Hz),
> any input voltage, normally close to sawtooth or triangle wave and
> covered with crap and artefacts, turn it into DC, put it into a few
> lead-acid batteries, and then work with the back-end of a conventional
> UPS.

yup,  that seems to be the general approach.  i have leads on a 220/50
ups of this type, and plan to feed it 220/60.  but, as you say, feeding
it 110/60 might work.