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Doodle Bug Power Card Wiring Help Needed


By JOESCHALL

3 years ago



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#4 3 years ago

Hi Joe
I live in Switzerland, Europe - we have 220 Volt AC - I do not write about US- wire color / ribbed or non ribbed - whatsoever. Fact is: The pin runs "this way hooked-on" as well as "other way hooked on". Fact-Two: Hooked-on "wrong" is VERY dangerous.

Learn about "Juice / POWER side of House Outlet" --- POWER-Side MUST be connected to "Wire-Yellow to the 10 Amp Fuse". House-Outlet-NEUTRAL MUST be connected to "Wire-Black-to-transformer".

Make You a paper tag - a cover to cover the fuses completely (!!!) and on this paper tag have the text: EXTREME DANGER - AT THE TIME THE LINE-CORD IS PLUGGED-IN: 110-VAC-FUSE HAS 110VAC POWER !!! ALWAYS UNPLUG THE LINE-CORD WHEN WORKING ON THE PIN !!!
Greetings Rolf

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#12 3 years ago

Hi
in Europe we have 220VAC - we have a nice Screwdriver-Test-Lamp (see upper right corner of the JPG). We put the tip of the screwdriver into one socket of the house-wall-outlet - then we put the thumb onto the end of the screwdriver --- IF (if, if) the little lamp in the screwdriver lights up (dim light) - we are allowed to say: THIS is the HOT side (((if the lamp does not light up we are not allowed to say: This is not HOT, professional electricians very much dislike these screwdrivers))).

A thing not related with the topic / problem "replacing a 110VAC cord on this Doodle Bug" --- I want to show "DANGER - Gottlieb pins are wired different than Williams / Bally pins".
Whenever I work on a pin: I toggle-off and unplug the main power cord - so I am save. I ONLY plug-in / toggle-on when I do a test needing electricity.

Williams / Bally and Gottlieb have the same situation on the 110VAC-side of the transformer: House-Outlet-HOT comes to fuse comes to toggle-switch comes to transformer-HOT-side.

On the secondary (24VAC (Bally 50 VAC) ) side of the transformer there is a BIG difference:
Williams and Bally run the HOT side to fuse to coils (my red lines). Williams and Bally have the switches in the "wiring back to transformer-24/48VAC-Neutral."
Gottlieb runs HOT side to fuse to switches (many switches many wires) - then to coils. Gottlieb then has a direct connection to "back to transformer-24VAC-Neutral".
See my JPG (on top the Williams, on the bottom the Gottliebs). Greetings Rolf

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