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Old 6th April 2005, 05:31 PM   #1
mixmonster is offline mixmonster  United Kingdom
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simple question:

Am I correct that in electronics, floating basically means "Not Connected"

Thanks for your help guys....
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Old 6th April 2005, 11:50 PM   #2
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Old 6th April 2005, 11:58 PM   #3
AndrewT is offline AndrewT  Scotland
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floating could mean " no ground reference". i.e. the transformer output could be 12v between the two terminals but the winding is not connected to earth or any other reference voltage.
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