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RE: Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #1011

> Date: Sun, 12 Oct 1997 20:22:00 -0700
> From: Paul Nicholson <paul at eisusa_com>
> Subject: Re: Transformers for Dupla heating cable
> There is some misinformation here:
> 1) First of all the reference to 42 volt heating coils was a typo, it
> should have been 24.
> 2) 24 volt transformers are easily available in a wide variety of 
> so you shouldn't have to use multiple transformers.

Actually, there was no typo (or at least that wasn't it.)  The cables are 
indeed intended for 42V, which is the problem.  While beefy 24V 
transformers are quite common, as you point out above, large 42V 
transformers are a pretty rare breed.

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