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Autotransformer

Stan Zurek, Autotransformer, Encyclopedia-Magnetica.com, {accessed 2020-10-22}

Definition

Autotransformer - a type of transformer which in its simplest form has just one winding. There can be multiple fixed or movable taps.

Underside of a toroidal autotransformer variac_underneath_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

Electric brush on the exposed winding of a toroidal autotransformer variac_brush_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0


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Three-phase autotransformer with manual control 3-phase_variac_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

Autotransformer with automatic control of voltage level motor-driven_autotransformer_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

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