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How to wire this pogo pin header strip

manufacturer number (Mill-Max): 855-22-010-10-001101 datasheet (2x5 pins) Can I directly solder something to the bottom pins ? The manufacturer has some solutions but it requires expensiv tools which ...
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Is it possible to rewire a 7.4v li-ion battery to work with a different connector? [closed]

I have a device that uses a 7.4v li-ion1650mah battery with a red and black wires terminating on a custom connector, getting a replacement for this battery costs £90+, I was wondering if a similar 7....
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Led ON on Spike Guard Even When Switch is OFF [closed]

I have this spike guard and it's middle led is ON even when the spike guard switch is off. I can see there are various combinations of the led and their meaning. But I see the middle led on when the ...
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Can you split an AC power cord into a 'y' to feed two AC loads?

I usually work with low voltage DC stuff, like little Arduino circuits and things. I've had no problem powering multiple things from a single power source that need roughly the same voltage (or using ...
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120v wiring low/high speed drum fan w cbb60 capacitor [closed]

no wiring diagram on motor . motor wiring red,blk,blu.brn. .Switch wiring blk,red and red. capacitor wired between switch and motor
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Wiring Diagram Help - 6v 'Power-Wheels' Ride-On Upgrade

Hello, I have a 6v Ride On toy car that I want to upgrade to 12v without upgrading the entire electrical system as it is only design for 6v. My issue? I'm not in the electrical trade and i'm trying to ...
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Is neutral wire being switched? [migrated]

I'm replacing a light fixture with a ceiling fan and there's a black, white, and ground wire in the ceiling box (each branched off of a cluster of wires that continue on to power the wall outlets). ...
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Can I connect the frame ground on a PSU to the 'ground/earth' on a UK plug?

I have a PSU which has 'FG' (Frame ground), is this just the ground which I would attach to the ground pin of the UK plug? Image of the Live, Neutral & FG : Thanks
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Why is this circuit using a branched 5V wire?

There is an article for using MQ-135's 5V analogue output with a Raspberry Pi. The picture below is from the article. I only added the [1] mark and pin explanations on it for the sake of question. At [...
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Is my wiring for this 5m 2812B Led Strip correct?

I'm building one of those infinity mirror cubes: and I have some questions regarding the wiring. This is what I came up with: Green is data, black is ground and red is 5v power. Every strip has 18 (...
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200 A service upgrade [migrated]

I want to install central air conditioning in my home but my current service is 100 A, I Believe. If I were to upgrade to the 200 A service, could the breakers be configured where I have 2 100 A main ...
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How would I wire this battery to the tablet?

I purchased a replacement batter for an old tablet -- and was prepared to follow the instructions to install it. Unfortunately, the replacement-battery comes with wires coded differently -- whereas ...
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Wiring problems on the TP4056 Module

I have been thinking of putting a 18650 Li-ion battery salvaged from an old laptop power battery to use so, I bought a few of those cheap TP4056 battery protection and charge circuit modules and I am ...
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Making connections sturdy [closed]

TL;DR: How should I connect the LED strip 3 wire JST connectors to the breadboard so they are less likely to fall out Found the answer I think: Terminal Blocks How should I connect the LED strip 3 ...
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How to wire LED strips into my display cabinet?

Let me start by mentioning that I have little knowledge in this field. LEDs I have: 12v 1Meter Rigid Double-row 3pin LED strips with 1.8A total draw (0.9A each row). For some reason, they have massive ...
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18 Gauge wire to 12 Gauge?

I have a wire that I believe is an 18 gauge stranded wire that needs to be lengthened. Unfortunately I only have 12 gauge wire and a 20-22 gauge single-stranded wire. Would it be possible to use ...
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Why do we connect neutral and ground at the transformer? [closed]

Why do we connect neutral to ground at the transformer, why can't we just connect that neutral to the ground at our house?
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Validation required for wiring of a 3 pin illuminated rocker switch

I'm trying to reproduce a setup for an induction heater. This is the one I am looking to do, but I ended up buying a rocker switch that has an integrated led, and it has 3 pins. Now I did find a guide ...
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Correct AC input wiring for electronic door lock PSU

I have a small PSU that outputs 12v DC for use with electronic door locks, but I'm a bit uncertain about the AC input. From the diagram it looks like there is two AC live wires, and a single earth. ...
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How to connect two load cells to one HX711?

I have two 5 kg load cells and one HX711. The project's goal is to connect them together, and measure the weight of the same object. I would like to get the average in order to make my calculations ...
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Short LED-strip wiring

Look past the fact, that this will electrocute me - just for now. I am building a small bowl with LED-strips inside it, and I need to wire it. The question is - how? This is my bowl with 24 * 15cm LED-...
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Is my Wiring OK? - WS2811 LED Strips

I am looking to install WS2811 LED Strips inside coving on walls for a down lighting effect. I have drawn up a wiring plan but i am not sure if it is correct / the best way to do it. Is there any ...
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What's the use of neutral wire in single phase home supply? [duplicate]

I am aware that the neurtal wire provides a return path for the current to the power source. But that neutral wire too, is connected to the ground at somewhere between the load and the source. My ...
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Carry 2A over AWG28

I'm looking at a (relatively popular) slip ring which uses AWG28 wires and has a rated current of 2A/channel. However, this chart suggests that AWG28 is only capable of carrying 0.226A for power ...
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Cable type identification required

I'm not an electrical person, and need to identify the type of wiring used on my Asus adapter for my router. Beneath the outer insulation is a set of copper bindings that wrap a white insulation layer ...
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DIY solar setup related questions on following topics: VSR, storing batteries correctly, wiring diagramm, misc

Please keep in mind I am not an electrician, however I have spent a lot of time researching the basics to obtain a fundamental understanding of the topic. Also, this project is an enhancement to an ...
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Wiring a single phase electric motor with a run and start capacitor

I have a single phase electric motor provided with the following wiring diagram. The wiring diagram unfortunately omits the active line and neutral connection details. I've had a look at several other ...
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How to wire this 12v switch

I need to wire this switch, but I have no idea how. I thought I was buying a normal 3P rocker switch :) The power source is 12v battery and the load is LED flashlight.
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DC Coaxial Power Connector Rated for 20A

I have a 12V 20A power adapter seen here (https://www.ledwholesalers.com/v2/index.php?route=product/product&path=40_117&product_id=999). I would like to connect to this power supply, but my ...
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wire accidentally pulled out of “pilot light” can I by-pass pilot light?

I have an old egg incubator which I was given and it has a circuit board thermostat.. (most are '"wafer" systems or digital..) The circuit board was 'burnt" and being older it is ...
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Is it safe to bypass a battery?

I have an old camera which Im tinkering with and when I opened it up I found that the battery (liPo) is puffy. As I dont have a spare I can't replace it and Im beginning to doubt myself that its safe ...
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What is the purpose of these coils in contactor auxiliary contacts?

Can someone please tell me what the function of this module, and more specifically, the curley wires on top of this contactor? It looks like the wires go to the same terminals as the main contactor ...
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Connecting laptop webcam 04081 to USB cable

After seeing some youtube videos, I wanted to reuse an old laptop webcam and solder it to a USB cable. This one comes from an ASUS X301A and looks like this: AFAIK, The USB cable needs 4 wirings: ...
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Can I replace a 32 A switch with a 32 A MCB?

A switch for a water heater in my apartment is broken (image attached). It is an "Anchor Roma 32 Amp 1-Way Switch with indicator". Can I replace it with this or this switch? Would the installation ...
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Wiring diagram sanity check

I am rewiring a relatively old GE OEM motor and the high voltage part of the wiring diagram is marred. I know the motor works on 120V so its not an issue of functionality. If someone who is better ...
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Wiring diagram - what is the meaning of stacked arrows?

I'm trying to figure out whether the stacked arrows means the conductors are twisted together?
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Generator to Main changeover issue RCCB not moving up

RCCB not moving to up position while DG to EB ( generator to mains) changeover. I live in a community where we have almost 1200 apartments in India which will serve power through generators when the ...
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Inkbird idc-106vh overloading

Hi I am curious if my PID might be bad. Every time I test pin 8 (positive to ssr) on my inkbird pid I get an overload reading. Is this because of another wiring issue or is this due to the PID being ...
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European Cooktop for use in US split phase

I was wondering if someone could give me some advice. I'm an architect so I only know so much about electrical engineering. I have this cooktop I ordered from Italy, it's an induction cooktop that's ...
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wiring for my timer switch

I'm trying to wire as per the following wiring diagram. I completed wiring as below, and timer is switching on, but at the programmed time, light is not switching on, anything wrong with wiring. See ...
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Trying to understand schematics

I'm making a guitar pedal project, and I have a very basic understanding of electronics, so I'm having a hard time understanding some of the logic behind the schematic I have. Why would I need to ...
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Connecting a preamp to computer

I've made a single transistor preamp for an electret mic. The curcuit is like this: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab I want to use this on a computer. The mic input of ...
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Can I wire these automotive peltier heating/cooling devices as on/off without a temperature controller?

I have an seat removed from a Lincoln MKX that I mounted using scrap wood and heavy casters to use as an office chair that has power adjustment as well as Peltier heating/cooling components in the ...
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can I use DC battery cable rated at 600A to connect a 63A main AC breaker to a 40A RCCB in my distribution panel?

I've read that for low voltage (less than 400V) applications, that the main difference between DC and AC wire is basically in the (temperature) rating of the cable sheath. If this is true, then the ...
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How to implement unsigned subtraction using 2's complement?

I want to implement unsigned subtraction using 2's complement. I arrived to this, where if I have 2 4-bit binary numbers A and B, I transform B to 2's complement (let us name it B' so we don't get ...
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Wiring diagram for laboratory-related aquarium equipment (PID, SSR..)

I am currently in the process of constructing a "thermal aquarium chamber", used to study the responses of various species to warming temperatures in their aquatic environment. The idea is to control ...
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Do I need the old earth connector when replacing GU5.3 bulb fitting with GU10

I'm switching out a GU5.3 bulb fitting including the transformer with the newer GU10 fitting that no longer needs the transformer. On the old GU5.3 fitting there was a metal connector attached to a ...
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E3JK-R2R3 wiring

Hi, this is E3JK-R2R3, brown and blue connect to power supply. I wanted to know is it either black or brown connect to +load and the white connect to 0V? If is it so, I don't see the electric flow.
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Got 2 gang light switch, common load, design circuit to know ON/OFF state of switches on each wire

Goal is to be able to use standard wall 2 gang light switch to: a) provide line connection with either of two / both hot wires coming from the same 230VAC phase to the ceiling for AC-DC 48V PSU ...
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Wiring problem while making couple of USB Type-C cables

1. USB TYPE-C to USB 2.0 Standard-A Cable Found this TYPE-C connector parts w/ 56k resistor from taobao, but there is no detailed circuit diagram on it. I want to make USB TYPE-C(device) to USB 2.0 ...

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