Discharging CRT anode and capacitors on a VT52 DECscope

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sun May 30 15:14:24 2004

> > What an idiot I was. 900 volts with an amp or more of current capacity
> > behind it is extremely dangerous.
> "Self-entertaining" comes to mind :)


One time we needed a 600V (or so) supply with a very low noise. We filled
a suitable metal tube with those 12V batteries that are about the size of
N cells, all in series. 50 of them in all. The result was a low noise
600V supply, it was also totally lethal!

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