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Old 1st July 2008, 03:22 AM   #1
ixe13 is offline ixe13  Canada
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Default leave a variac on all the time!

Hi,

I want to use it to lower the AC coming out of the wall outlet : 125 Volts to 115 volts.

Is there any problems with leaving it on ?

Thanks...


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Old 1st July 2008, 03:39 AM   #2
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No problem. It's just an autotransformer and they get used in various 24/7 equipment quite often. Obviously it has to be rated for the load, and fused per recommendations.
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