Vs and Va

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  1. hartlanders

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    Hi i owned a tv repair business from 1970-1984.I have a zenith projo.
    that i repaired twice.Did a lot of reading to understand the new technology.Now i am checking out plasma.When i was looking at trouble shooting these they talk about Vs and Vavoltage.My question is what exactly is Vs,Va?
    Thanks for any help,Edward
     
  2. Soupling

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  3. studiot

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    I think you will find Va stands for anode voltage (around 150 volts for a plasma screen).

    This is derived from the supply voltage Vs by a suitable invertor.

    Read this Maxim tech note.

    http://www.maxim-ic.com/appnotes.cfm/an_pk/1193
     
  4. Soupling

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    Thanks for clearing that up :)
     
  5. hartlanders

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    Thanks for the explanation!
    Edward
     
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