High Pressure Sodium Starter

Powering up a High Pressure Sodium lamp - The wrong way (without an igniter)

High Pressure Sodium Starter

This evenings experimentation consists of attempting to start a High Pressure Sodium (HPS) lamp with a microwave oven transformer at 2kV. I must apologise for the flickering in the video - these lamps are so bright the camera just is not happy about it. The starting process for these lamps is ...

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