Fujifilm FCR XG-1 X-ray Scanner, Photomultiplier Tube Reverse-engineering (Part 3 of 3)

Reverse engineering of the Fujifilm PMT12A PMT module that contains the photomultiplier tube, high voltage power supply and analog amplifier from a Fujifilm FCR XG-1 …

AGFA ADC 5155 Photo Multiplier Tube (Part 4 of 4)

Teardown of the photomultiplier tube assembly (PMT) and its high voltage power supply. The high voltage power supply and PMT is reverse-engineering to use the …

10,000 subscribers on Youtube and Capacitor Discharge Explosions

In a celebration of reaching 10,000 subscribers on Youtube, I blew up some pieces of wire with my 2500uF / 2kV Maxwell energy discharge capacitor …

Fuses In Power Electronics and Other Fuses – Isolation, Day 24

This video shows the different fuses, breakers, MCB, RCD, melting fuses and automatic fuses that I have. I started spring cleaning my work shop and …

Future Projects, Teardowns and Power Electronics – Isolation, Day 22

A look into what the future brings of projects, teardowns and power electronics. Simple, complex, small and large, there will be it all, stay tuned!

70 kV / 65 kW X-Ray System, Transformer and Inverter – Isolation, Day 12

I give an overview of a 65kW X-ray generator system for a 70 kV X-ray transformer. The fullbridge of 400A 1200V IGBT bricks makes for …

High Voltage Transformers – Isolation, Day 9

I go through my collection of iron/ferrite core high voltage transformers. MOTs, OBITs, NSTs, PTs and X-ray transformers. Microwave Oven-, Oil burner ignition-, neon sign- …

High Voltage Equipment Repair Queue – Isolation, Day 8

I show the most interesting high voltage gear and equipment that I need to repair. From manufacturers like Glassman, Haefely and others.

High Voltage Equipment Catalog – Isolation, Day 1

I flip through the most interesting sections of #highvoltage gear and equipment from manufacturers like Sebamkt, Megger, Glassman and others. Denmark went into a 2 …

AC vs DC fuses, high current, explosive destructive testing and theory

Littlefuse 300A 32VDC fuse destructive test Protistor 200A 690VAC fuse (naked) destructive test: Protistor 200A 690VAC fuse (housed) destructive test: High Voltage Fuse Teardown video: …

GE AMX-II, mobile 110kV X-RAY system teardown

Teardown of SCR inverter controller, driver and bridge for a General Electric mobile x-ray unit, the AMX-II. Features a 120V battery operated apparatus from 1979 …

5kJ capacitor bank fired at 12kVDC / 3.5kJ charge

Third experiment with the bank of 35 electrolytic capacitors connected in series. Results are better than theoretical estimate, which was 6000 A limited by ESR, …

5kJ capacitor bank fired at 2kJ charge

Second charge experiment with the bank of 35 electrolytic capacitors connected in series. The bank did however not get charged to more than 50% of …

5kJ capacitor bank, 1.5kJ BANG test at end!

For now all details during development and testing can be found on the forum thread: https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=25.0 35 capacitors in series, each 450VDC/1000uF, for a 48 …

A new dedicated high voltage forum!

Hello everyone! The comment sections on my website have grown long with questions, advices and solutions. So I have expanded the site with a brand …

Photomultiplier scintillation experiment

I have successfully detected something, this might sound a little uncertain, but there definitely is detected some kind of radiation or particle energy that causes …