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Diodes


By PjM

5 years ago



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    #1 5 years ago

    So, I am doing a complete restoration of a WH2O. I did a fish tales but one step further with all new switches on the WW. Any who, does it matter what direction the diode goes? Only reason I ask is because the lite grey ring on one side and when I bought them they were package with one side red tape the other white. This just got me thinking is all. Thanks.image.jpg

    #2 5 years ago

    It matters, the current can only flow in one direction through the diode.

    #3 5 years ago

    It does, just replicate the way the originals were done.

    #4 5 years ago

    So, is there a way to know which direction? Or should I just pay attention to the original! Which might be difficult already because I did a few.

    #5 5 years ago

    just look in the manual?
    http://mirror2.ipdb.org/files/2768/Williams_1993_White_Water_English_Manual.pdf
    pdf page 114 for example shows you that the band goes on the green side for switches.
    the solenoid ccts are there as well

    #6 5 years ago

    Wow, thanks. Never thought about looking in the manual for that.

    #8 5 years ago

    Thanks for everyone's help.

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