[chbot] Insulation Tester

Andy Gardner ceo at andygardner.com
Sun Jan 24 11:49:32 GMT 2021

On 24/01/21 10:41 pm, Mark Atherton wrote:

> The modern insulation used on enamelled copper wire (even the thin stuff) seem to tolerate 5kV OK. I have also tried the lowest voltage cable I could find (CAT5) and strapped a twisted pair across the unit at full smoke without incident.

Cat 5 has polyethylene insulation rather than the more common PVC.

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