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by ehsjr
Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: Nuts & Volts Magazine Discussions
Topic: Dec. 2014 Wishing You a Very Random Christmas
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Dec. 2014 Wishing You a Very Random Christmas

As stated in the article "Your safety and the safety of others should be the first priority as you build this project." There are some safety issues that can be eliminated by using UL listed electrical enclosures. A 3 gang weatherproof electrical junction box such as Garvin WP3G507 <http://www.garvi...
by ehsjr
Sun Dec 22, 2013 9:26 am
Forum: Reader Projects
Topic: My Christmas Can Light Dimmer
Replies: 13
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Re: My Christmas Can Light Dimmer

Yes, scary indeed. A point worth mentioning, although not as frightening as those already covered: the yoke is the heat sink for the triac's dimmer. In a proper installation, some of that heat is dissipated into the j-box in which the switch is installed. In the absence of mounting screws to create ...