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Old 06-21-2007, 11:00 AM   #1
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Can I use lv transformer for coolbox?


Hi everyone!
I've just had a 12v (5.5amp) coolbox bought as a gift for when we go camping.
Unfortunately it doesn't come with a transformer to use with mains power. However I have a no longer used LV halogen lamp transformer rated at 11.6V 35-105VA.Can I use this? It used to power 4x20w 12v bulbs.
Thanks in advance.

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Isn't the cool box dc voltage?

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Old 06-21-2007, 10:19 PM   #3
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it'll work so long as both items are DC voltage
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Hi everyone!
I've just had a 12v (5.5amp) coolbox bought as a gift for when we go camping.
Unfortunately it doesn't come with a transformer to use with mains power. However I have a no longer used LV halogen lamp transformer rated at 11.6V 35-105VA.Can I use this? It used to power 4x20w 12v bulbs.
Thanks in advance.

Unforetally the LV transformer you describing is that is straght AC unit it dont convert to the DC the transformer word mean it will change voltage and amprage as well depending if downstep or upstep tranformer.

there are few AC-DC converter that you can used for your coolbox just make sure you get right size and voltage [ low voltage system is pretty picky to run ]

Merci, Marc
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Thanks guys.
I'll have to buy a proper one from Halfords 17.99
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