On Sun, 18 Feb 2007 01:07:39 +0000, John Rumm
|!> Got a 12V fan from Screwfix with the transformer.
|!> It states in the instructions to wire the fan up with 1.5mm cable from the
|!> transformer to the fan. The wires from the choc block inside are about 0.5mm
|!> so why use 1.5mm
|!> 12V / 20VA = 0.6Amp
|!> Or am I missing something. ?
|!As others have said, voltage drop is an issue on 12V systems since
|!losing as little a 1V will make a big difference as a percentage of the
Agreed, in my caravan which is all 12V, voltage drop is a *problem*
had to increase the size of the 3m long wires to the 3 amp TV.
Dave Fawthrop <dave hyphenologist co uk>
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