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winner10920

One reason why the 5w halogen may not work in the track light is some tracks that are low voltage use somewhat of a hybrid transformer/switching supply and have a minimum draw and will not operate unless that minimum is fulfilled but that all depends on the supply

lunchboxav


One reason why the 5w halogen may not work in the track light is some tracks that are low voltage use somewhat of a hybrid transformer/switching supply and have a minimum draw and will not operate unless that minimum is fulfilled but that all depends on the supply


yeah, I suspect the same thing too. but then I went barebone and connect the 50w halogen straight to the circuit and Arduino, didn't work. I don't think I fed enough current to make it 50w. Pretty sure I have 12V though.

So, say, will it work if I use 16V or 24V power supply?

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