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Decreasing Capacitor charge time

  1. Feb 15, 2012 #1
    im working on a project that is using a parallel capacitor bank made of four 400V 6300uf caps. im going to use a 120V outlet as the power source and my problem and question are this: as it is, according to pspice, it will take roughly forever for the bank to reach its 400V from the CW multiplier circuit i made. is there any ways to significantly reduce the time to get fully charge or perhaps a different method for stepping up the voltage i could use?

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  3. Feb 15, 2012 #2


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    Since I now see that the application is a coil gun, this thread is closed. We do not discuss dangerous actitivies here on the PF.
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