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From: Fred Bloggs
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Subject: Re: Triac controlled holiday lights
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Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2002 03:39:36 GMT
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Phil Allison wrote:
> "Fred Bloggs" wrote in message
>>>> One obvious solution would be to put a diode in series with
>>>> each string of bulbs.
>>> That will give you about 84V RMS, not the 60 or so you were
>>> hoping for.
>> Right- and if he blanks every other cycle then he hits 60Vrms right
> ** WRONG - that removes half the power - same as using a diode.
> So the rms voltage is 0.71 times the supply.
> ................... Phil
If you ever learn to read then it would be obvious I was talking about
blanking every other cycle of the half cycle rectified, Sherlock. 84 x
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