How to Wire a Transformer?

Answer Electrical transformers are designed to change the voltage or strength of electricity by running the current through a series of wires and coils. The purpose of running electricity through a transf... Read More »

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How to Wire a Furnace Transformer?

A transformer links a furnace's high-voltage and low-voltage circuits together. The transformer gathers its high-voltage power supply from wires that connect to the furnace's electricity feed. It t... Read More »

Can a 50 VA transformer replace a 40 VA transformer in a heat pump?

A 50 VA (volt-ampere) transformer can replace a 40 VA transformer in a heat pump. The new transformer can yield a maximum of 50 VA; however, it will only supply the power the heat pump demands. In ... Read More »

When installing a Y-shaped electric range plug and it has places for three wires and you have a black wire white wire and a bare copper wire so which wire goes where?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service.(LIFE SAFETY WARNING! [disclaimer] Electricity is dangerous! You can be injured or killed! Improper installations can ca... Read More »

How do you wire a 4 wire 110V appliance to a 3 wire wall plug?

Can you combine the black and red wire and connect it to the black wire from the house and have standard 110V service? Just take a little longer to cook?