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Homemade Current Controller


Current Controller
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BUILDER:
wolfstone on horrorseek.com
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade current controller constructed from an off-the-shelf dimmer switch, convenience outlets, and a metal box.
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Jan 26, 2016 11:24 PM
Workshopshed
The variac mentioned would be a voltage control but typically dimmer circuits work by using a triac to turn off the circuit so are a form of pulse width modulation, closer to current control
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DIY Current Controller - comment on how to build a Current Controller - 5 comments
Workshopshed says:
Jan 26, 2016 11:24 PM
The variac mentioned would be a voltage control but typically dimmer circuits work by using a triac to turn off the circuit so are a form of pulse width modulation, closer to current control

George Stone says:
Jan 26, 2016 10:51 PM
It is a voltage controller but no matter what it is called it is very compact and handy.

George Stone says:
Jan 26, 2016 10:51 PM
It is a voltage controller but no matter what it is called it is very compact and handy.

George Stone says:
Jan 26, 2016 10:51 PM
It is a voltage controller but no matter what it is called it is very compact and handy.

jdcovington says:
Jan 21, 2016 11:50 AM
I believe this is actually a voltage control?

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