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Old 09-30-09, 07:53 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Piwoslaw View Post
AC, that trick with the diode is neat, first I've heard. Can't find any info on it, though. What kind of diode did you use?
I've seen cheap lamps that use a switch that will select 'diode' or 'direct' to give you 'low light' or 'full light'.

I searched through my parts box looking for one with 2x the amp rating (> 7 amps) and 2x the volt rating (> 220 volt), couldn't find it, so I settled for a 100 volt, 5 amp diode. So far, it's working...


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