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Default Re-winding solenoids.

On Sun, 23 Oct 2011 03:36:07 -0500, Jeffrey Angus

On 10/22/2011 11:55 PM, josephkk wrote:

The original bridge was dealing with 480 vac @ 5.2 amps. The new
coil will present a load of about 4 amps @ 240 vac. It's not an

That does not make sense for the ampere-turns argument. The number of
turns drops dramatically thus the current must increase accordingly.

480v coil 2500 turns @ 4.8 amps
240 coil 2000 turns @ 6.0 amps


Not as bad of a turns drop as thought. The new numbers make sense.