May be easier to just buy a commercial 12VDC Supply, there are some nice
ones that will put out way over the required 150 Amp constant power. May
cost you a quid or two tho!!
"ehsjr" <ehsjr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> tom@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> I am thinking of rewinding an old microwave oven transformer to drive a
>> car amp to produce some bass in my bedroom. The amp will continuously
>> draw about 30A and will draw a surge current of 150A. I was thinking of
>> using copper wire to rewind the transformer but getting copper wire in
>> the required thickness was going to be a problem not to mention working
>> with the stuff. What I thought I would do is use the wire from some old
>> car jumper cables (with the insulation left on) and rewind the
>> transformer using the jumper cables. Is there any problem with using
>> multicore cable to rewind a transformer? I am aware of the fact that
>> the insulation might melt...
> If it's a car amp, it is setup for 12V DC.
> A transformer won't provide DC.