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11-30-14, 05:22 PM
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Would it better to use three of these and wire...

Would it better to use three of these and wire them to a single plug?

Item: DC 5V 4A 20W Transformer Regulated AC-DC Switching Power Supply For CCTV Camera

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11-30-14, 03:29 PM
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I guess I'm sort of confused by what you mean as...

I guess I'm sort of confused by what you mean as a heavy load. To me the math works out fine and the power supply I chose would be perfect. Is it just top many amps? Would it be better to use three...
11-17-14, 03:44 PM
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If I understand correctly, if I use...

If I understand correctly, if I use point-to-point (in a series) wiring I would need a much larger voltage adapter. This is what I was thinking...

Bulb:
4.9v
.3a

So if in a series I would...
11-13-14, 08:15 PM
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Posted By richs2k6

Wiring Question - Antique Sign

I am working on a antique looking sign with bulbs around the edges. I chose small E10 bulbs and plan on wiring them to some terminal blocks so they are in a series. I have a couple of questions.
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09-03-14, 08:28 PM
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Posted By richs2k6

Sorry, can anyone answer this?

Sorry, can anyone answer this?
08-28-14, 08:51 PM
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I guess I'm confused on how the amps play a role....

I guess I'm confused on how the amps play a role. I was working through a book and the example was hooking up a 3 watt LED to a 9 volt battery. So it wouldn't burn the LED out you had to run a...
08-28-14, 07:41 PM
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Posted By richs2k6

Clarity on Some Basics

So from what I understand voltage remains the same in a parallel circuit and current remains the same in a series circuit. If I am correct then the following would be true?

Incandescent Light...
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I guess I was thinking you could change the tip...

I guess I was thinking you could change the tip to provide a wider pattern, say 3-4" wide. I guess I didn't think that even if it would work, the cups wouldn't hold enough paint to cover an extended...
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Beginner airbrush/paint gun?

I've toyed around with restoring gumball machines and now I am playing around making wooden signs using lettering cut from vinyl mask. I've used spray paint and am always frustrated with the...
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How many lights in a series?

I'm new to this whole electrical thing but I've been doing a little reading so I can try and understand a little.

I want to make a lighted sign which would consist of between 25-50 lights. I want...
09-17-13, 12:38 PM
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Posted By richs2k6

That was my mistake. It was supposed to be a 24v...

That was my mistake. It was supposed to be a 24v adapter. I guess they threw in 12v/24v at the end so the search would pick it up if you typed in 24v. Anyhow, it seems like 110v valves are...
09-17-13, 12:23 AM
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Water Solenoid

I want to hook up a 4 nozzle mister system on a friends patio. I want to hook it up to a solenoid valve so I can turn it off/on via a remote. My initial thought was to hook up a 24VAC powered...
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Which Paint Sprayer?

I have a few old coin-operated gumball machines (made of metal) that I am trying to refinish but I am having a few issues. I first sanded it with 80 grit and then 120 grit sandpaper and then primed...
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