Articles about low voltage
Why a Home has Motors and Transformers Burning Up
Why is this home burning up lighting transformers and motors? How Voltage Drop can Cause Problems with a Home Electrical System.
Power Adapter for a Nintendo DSi Video Game
Using the Right Size Power Adapter for a Video Game – The voltage and mA output are essential to maintain the acceptable power requirements for the video game.
Digital Phone Jack Wiring
I just moved into a new house (to me). Got digital phone via cable. If I plug a standard phone into the supplied modem, phones elsewhere in the house I get dial tone, but they will not ring on an incoming call…
VOIP Telephones Setup
VoIP Telephones and Wiring Configurations Background: Marc, a Homeowner from Ottawa, ON, Canada [ad#block]Question: Hi, I’ve got a VoIP system up and running with a Sipura phone adapter. I’d like to wire the VoIP to my home’s unused “Line 2” so that theoretically, I could plug a “Line 2” phone into any (properly wired) phone […]
Why Did My Telephone Lose Dial Tone?
I had no dial tone. When I checked the phone jack it was filled with a rubbery substance where phone clicks in and behind it inside the box. Is this common….
Coax Wiring and Telephone Wiring
Is it possible to convert coaxial outlet into a phone outlet?…
How to Repair Telephone Wiring
There are two sets of phone jacks in my house. Only one set is working. The not working jack sets are in good reach area, so I wonder if I connect one of them to a…
I have a constant hum through all our audio speakers
when you turn anything DC powered on you get a huge hum (surge noise) through the speakers for a moment…
Is Low Voltage and 120 Volt Wiring Allowed In The Same Electrical Box?
There are two provisions that will allow this. Don’t get confused by the voltage specification of home electrical wiring in this scenario…
Electrical Question about a Power Supply Size
We’re not talking about a lot of amps, and since it won’t be plugged in all the time, is that safe?
I added a Phone Jack and my Phone Stopped Working
I want to put another phone jack in my house so I can move my computer. I tried adding a phone line to existing line and it shut off my phone.