41668Re: [hobbicast] Re: First attempt at induction heating
- Feb 3, 2012On Feb 3, 2012, at 4:11 AM, oldstudentmsgt wrote:
> Why? 50 milliamps is enough to kill you. The extra amperage just flash-cooks the remains.Because 50 amps is way more likely to kill you then 50 milliamps.
> You just want to be sure you know enough not to get that first 50mA.
For 50 milliamps all of the conditions have to be exactly right. 50 amps @ 240 volts - there is way less margin for error.
Its just extremely dangerous. There is no comparison of playing with a 12 volt versus a 240 volt power supply.
In additional to increased electrocution you also have increased danger from starting a major fire and god knows what else.
I just wouldn't play with a 240v 50 amp power supply unless I really knew what I was doing. I don't think it is something to tinker around with. "Gee what does it do when I connect this to this?"
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