“We get it ch00f, you want a Tesla…”
Or Reactive Power to full?
I made a claim about the power consumption of my EL panel earlier that was patently false for a very interesting reason.
So, I’ve got a little time before I need to start packing, and I thought it would be well used investigating a theory I had about the EL panel. It turns out that my theory was wrong, but that might be a good thing.
So as you might recall, I specifically decided to use a 120V square wave to drive my EL panel instead of a 120V sine wave assuming that it wouldn’t make a difference. Well, there is a very important distinction to be made between these two types of waveforms, and I decided to investigate exactly if and how that disctinction affected my circuit.