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1.7: Transformers

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    Transformers

    The transformer shown in Figure 20 is used to increase or decrease voltage in an electric circuit. Transformers are rated in volts and amps for specific applications. A typical application is a doorbell circuit, transforming 120 volts AC to 24 volts AC.

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    1. Transformer