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Looking for NEMA 3 transformer #171070
11/18/07 09:27 PM
11/18/07 09:27 PM
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bwise121  Offline OP
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I'm needing a small electronic transformer 120V/12V that will fit into a 4 square box 2.25" deep. It has a 2" sngl. gang ring on it.

I guess the big thing is that is will be outside and probably needs to be NEMA 3. 150Watt should suffice.

I did find the following but can't tell if it is NEMA3:
http://electronictransformer.com/lvt151121.html

Any other suggestions?


Thanks,
Byron

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Re: Looking for NEMA 3 transformer [Re: bwise121] #171071
11/18/07 10:34 PM
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gfretwell  Offline

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Nema 3 really refers to the enclosure you put it in.
This does say it is potted to be waterproof. I would say it will work assuming it is big enough for the load


Greg Fretwell
Re: Looking for NEMA 3 transformer [Re: gfretwell] #171078
11/19/07 08:36 AM
11/19/07 08:36 AM
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ghost307  Offline
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It says on the linked cut sheet that you sent that it's 7 1/2" long.

You might have to make 2 trips to get it inside a 4" square box...and even then it may overheat if there isn't enough ventilation in the box.


Ghost307
Re: Looking for NEMA 3 transformer [Re: ghost307] #171112
11/19/07 10:55 PM
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bwise121  Offline OP
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Thanks for your responses guys. I did actually find a model that will work with the dimensions:
http://www.lightology.com/index.cfm...C-00AL/dept-Power%20Supply/szdept_label-

Thanks again!

Re: Looking for NEMA 3 transformer [Re: bwise121] #171124
11/20/07 08:25 AM
11/20/07 08:25 AM
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Glad to hear it.

I didn't intend to come across as a smart-alec in my previous post, but I've gotten ahead of myself before and ordered something that didn't fit.

Hope everything works out.

smile


Ghost307

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