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From: "Chris Roberts"
Subject: Re: electric valve
Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2002 20:40:17 -0400
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I forgot to mention that I would like to be able to power this with 12VDC.
I have seen several sites where people have made air cannons using sprinkler
irrigation valves and they say you can operate those with DC voltages even
though the valve is supposed to run off AC. Every valve I have seen runs
off 24v AC but they would be great to use because they are between $10 and
"Chris Roberts" wrote in message
> I am trying to locate a decent source for a small electric valve to
> fluids under some pressure. What I want to make is sort of like a water
> gun. A container made of pvc will be pressurized and when a button is
> pressed the electric valve would open to the container and the pressure
> would shoot the water out.
> Anyone know of a source for that kind of stuff that doesn't cost a
> Chris Roberts
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