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Old 09-29-03, 06:23 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Rheostat - A How to. Warning Lots of Pics has very detailed instructions on wiring a rheostat with out hacking your cords (voiding any warranty) from your heat pads.
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Old 09-29-03, 06:30 PM   #17 (permalink)
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The way the product works is that carbon particles(graphite) is spread across a sheet of plastic in a thin continuous film.
This film is conductive, and when voltage is applied via the side conductors, current flows across the film, from one side to the other , and this produces heat as a result.
Thanks...boy, am I glad I did that electroengineering program in middle school...otherwise, you'd have lost me after "the way the product works is that..."
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