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AC Voltage Regulator


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Old 05-02-2018, 01:55:46 AM
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I was given a box of 1930s memorabilia today. A 1930 Wirt voltage regulator ( dimmer switch). It has 7 adjustments as seen through the small window. Will post the rest of the items when i can indentitify them. ALClick image for larger version

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Default Re: AC voltage regulator

I have a similar device, though not as fancy. I picked it up for 5 bucks, if I remember correctly. It works fine. The chain is to rotate it, bnecasue it gets pretty hot.
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Are these just Rheostats? Or are they actually a variac sort of device.
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I assume mine is just a rheostat, becaue it gets pretty hot and it looks very simple and compact.
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