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How do I test how many amps a transformer actually puts out?

How do I test how many amps a transformer actually puts out?I need to validate the 200 mA @ 24 VAC claim on a Transformer. I have some resistors but I don't know how to proceed with the wiring. I'm an ME so my electrical knowledge is very limited. Help anyone?

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So I have a series-parallel circuit. Resistor 1 is 100 ohm's

So I have a series-parallel circuit. Resistor 1 is 100 ohm's and resistor 2 is 250 ohm's. Resistor's 1 and 2 are apart of . In another series is resistors 3 and 4, with resistor 3 being 350 ohm's and resistor 4 being 200 ohm's. What would the total resistance and total current be? This is the last question, thanks again.

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Two resistors color coded brown, green, black, and silver are

Two resistors color coded brown, green, black, and silver are connected in series to a 9V source. What are the highest and lowest values of resistance given the color code, and what is the maximum current that could be drawn from the source?

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I just inherited a used whirlpool oven. While replacing my

I just inherited a used whirlpool oven. While replacing my old oven, I noticed that the old over was a 3 wire connection while the new one is 4 wires. I attempted to see if I could install the old oven cord on the new oven since my wall outlet was only a 3 wire was well. It worked...at least for a little while. For a day or two, everything function as expected but now the electronic control panel has stopped functioning and as a result I am unable to use the oven. However, the burners still work with the exception that they seem to cycle on and off during cooking like they are overheating or something. I am trying to figure out if the 3 wire vs 4 wire connection is the problem or if there are other problems expected with the new oven. The previous owner insists it was in great shape but I want to confirm before running a new 4 wire connection and finding out I have more problems to resolve. Thanks for any help you can provide.

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12v inverter question Do inverters use power when there is

12v inverter questionDo inverters use power when there is no load on the 12v supply?Since they are based on windings and current, is there still current flowing on the 120v winding when little is being drawn on the 12v supply?I have a heavy duty 110amp inverter for charging a tray of deep cycle batteries, but I have a use for a smaller 10 amp inverter I'm thinking of using it for. it will be running on a generator, so i don't want to pull more than needed off the genny and tryiong to figure out if I should use the heavy duty or just buy a smaller inverter.

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40 watt LED candelabra lights continue to have soft low glow

40 watt LED candelabra lights continue to have soft low glow light when switch is in off position.The glow can only be seen in the dark-- but glows continuously. Happens on two separate ceiling fixtures-- one on a three way switch and one on a four way switch.Any ideas on cause and how to fix.Thanks

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What's likely to happen when I plug this into wall

What's likely to happen when I plug this into wall outlet?

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What height should a seal off be off finished floor

What height should a seal off be off finished floor

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I have a workshop which requires a DC Voltage output of 12V.

i have a workshop which requires a DC Voltage output of 12V. i have a 36volt DC source available and the following resistors 1kohm, 4kohm and another 4kohm. how do idesign a circuit from the following to provide the correct output voltage

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