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Re: Transformers

At 3:48 PM -0400 10/13/97,: "Frank I. Reiter" <FIR at istar_ca> wrote

>> 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.

In that case if you ran them at 48 volts the wattage would be (48/42)^2 or
1.3 times higher. Use a 48 volt transformer or two 24 volt transformers.