The Turn Of The Century
(C) Jeff Behary 2007
Moving The Fischer Interrupterless X-Ray Machine
Its not often we actually move a machine that weighs more than both of us combined. We had a full crowd
of spectators, virtually every cat in the neighbourhood!
Can you blame me for not keeping still enough for this photo? That's instant death, folks - 150,000 volts or more!
This is on the third weakest button...hmmm....
Synchronous Motor Rectifier uses brass contacts and a thick mica disk.
Mejla is also inspecting things.
I'm ready to eat anything I can latch my gizzard onto.
Pole changer box.
On medium - full power these resistors smell like a toaster going bad!
Io: "How can I get up there?"
First jump on the saw horses...
...ah, I made it!
Top of Interrupterless Transformer, minus Io.
On full power this actually consumes nearly 5000 watts! (It will occasionally trip a 250V 20A breaker on full power)
This transformer weighs more than most people!
Milo is keeping a watchful eye on progress.
Amor is a little less interested.
"Can you keep the noise down?"
Nation: "If you don't stop making all of that noise..."
"...I'm going to hide under the box spring of your bed!"