Can you run an AC voltage light bulb on DC voltage?

Answer Light bulbs, rated in volts and watts, work on either AC or DC. But the DC voltage source needs to put out enough voltage to operate the light bulb. Most light bulbs for AC work on 110 volts.Source... Read More »

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How many potatoes does it take to light a low-voltage light bulb?

A single potato is all that is necessary to make a low-voltage light bulb glow. However, a potato battery is only capable of producing a few milliamps and cannot make even a low-powered bulb shine... Read More »

At what voltage is the sign high voltage required?

According to the published standard 1926.405(b)(3)(ii) set by the Occupational Safety & Health Agency, if voltage for wiring or equipment is 600 volts or greater, you should put a prominent, perman... Read More »

How to Replace the Transformer on a Low Voltage Recessed Can Light?

Low-voltage recessed can lights use step-down transformers to convert high-voltage electricity to a low-voltage power supply. A step-down transformer contains two sets of wire coils. The coil that ... Read More »

What voltage is needed for a fluorescent light ballast to work?

According to Light Corp, the voltage for a fluorescent light ballast, also known as a fluorescent lamp ballast, to work can be about 4 volts and 200 volts or higher. For example, a fluorescent lamp... Read More »