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Old 22nd March 2011, 05:13 PM   #1
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Default Antek with four outputs - Only need two

I bought an Antek 8412 800VA 12vx4 transfromer. I need high output 2x12V. John at Antek said to just run the outputs in parallel. I'd think there would be a phase issue doing this without a scope. Is it OK to just tie two outputs together?
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Old 22nd March 2011, 05:45 PM   #2
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you need to know which is which

manufactorer should be able to deliver schematic with color codes
then its easier
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Old 22nd March 2011, 05:54 PM   #3
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Hi,
Just tied them together and read the voltage output. If it read zero then reverse the wires. If they read zero means they are out of phase.
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Old 24th March 2011, 12:43 AM   #4
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Thanks. I spoke to John at Antek. He says I can tie the first and last two pairs to get the output desired. I'm away, but I'll try it as soon as I return.
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