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Q&A Step voltage 750kV lines

Some gentlemen decided to throw a hook with wire over 750kV lines in Belarus. They survived, however, I find in interesting to find out why. Assuming the connection to Earth was solid, there would...

1 answer  ·  posted 1mo ago by Elleanor Lopez‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

Question high-voltage safety
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Q&A Substituting multiple lower voltage resistors for a high voltage resistor

Certain high voltage resistors are fairly hard to get, such as the HVR37 series from Vishay. I'm looking at redesigning a board that produces 1000V via a transformer, but I want to use parts that ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by TimH‭  ·  edited 9mo ago by Lorenzo Donati‭

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Q&A Why isn't voltage of electric chair higher?

I recall vividly a story told by my grandfather who worked with high voltage power lines. A worker drove heavy machinery into 700kV line and then jumped out of the truck, instantly combusting upon ...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Kranulis‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by manassehkatz‭

Question high-voltage safety