Transformer Enclosure?

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Old 09-26-12, 04:15 PM
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Transformer Enclosure?

I'm helping a friend restore an old radio, and we'd like to use this transformer to feed the lights on the dial (the original electronics are being replaced with transistor amplifiers and radio). Do I need any enclosure for this, and if I do, what will be best? I'm thinking a 1900 box and an extension ring.
 
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Old 09-26-12, 04:17 PM
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Old 09-26-12, 05:26 PM
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Here you go! Lol I feel so dumb.
 
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Old 09-27-12, 04:16 AM
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If it's being mounted inside the radio case you don't need it to be in a box. Unless you're worried about it generating EMI?
 
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Old 09-27-12, 06:15 AM
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Ok, good. The reason I was asking was because the case is wooden, but I guess that's not an issue?
 
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Get a wall wart for the 12v ac or whatever you need. Lighter, cheaper, faster, safer. what else can i say? Oh yeah, more reliable.
 
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Old 09-27-12, 04:06 PM
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I'll see if I can trade one of mine.
 
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Old 09-27-12, 08:39 PM
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Here's the radio in case anyone's wondering.
 
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Old 10-04-12, 06:46 PM
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Here's the finished project!
 
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Wow! That is great. Is that a computer on top?
 
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Old 10-04-12, 07:33 PM
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That's the amplifier, with a laptop sitting on top.
 
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Old 10-04-12, 07:47 PM
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That looks awesome! Did you think about restoring the grille cloth that I imagine was originally in front of the speakers? Kick-a$$ result, either way.
 
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He decided against the grille cloth as he didn't like it.
 
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He decided against the grille cloth as he didn't like it.
I think it would have looked even more awesome with the cloth, but hey, it's not my radio! Beautiful project, Justin.
 
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