Variacs

Variacs are also known as autotransformers and are a speciality type of the electrical transformer that consists only one winding. The winding acts as both primary and secondary sides of the transformer. The ordinary type of transformers have 2 coils instead and they are not electrically connected. The one winding resolution allows for producing a smaller, lighter and cheaper transformers than ordinary 2 winding ones. They also feature lower leakage reactance, lower losses lower excitation current and increased VA rating for a given size and mass. At the other side, the disadvantage is a lack any electrical insulation between circuits. It can result in full input voltage applied to the output.
Variacs/Autotransformers are commonly used for:
• Power transmission and distribution – Variacs ensure that voltage at the beginning of the power distribution line is equivalent to the voltage at the end of the line.
• Power conversions – Variacs are able to convert common domestic mains voltage bands that are in use across the world. For example 200 V to 250 V or 100 V to 130V.
• Audio systems – Autotransformers are used to adapt speakers to constant- voltage distribution and for matching impendence levels.

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RS Stock No. 890-2828
BrandRS PRO
€97.17
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240V 0 → 240V 240VA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 1.6kg 86 x 99 x 110mm 1A 110mm 87mm 113mm
RS Stock No. 890-2765
BrandRS PRO
€80.09
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240V 0 → 240 V, 0 → 270 V 170VA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 1.4kg 83 x 80mm 0.7A 96mm 83mm 80mm
RS Stock No. 890-2793
BrandRS PRO
€132.65
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240V 0 → 240 V, 0 → 270 V 480VA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 3.8kg 160 x 130 x 160mm 2A 160mm - 160mm
RS Stock No. 890-2822
BrandRS PRO
€100.41
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240V 0 → 240V 360VA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 2.6kg 113 x 130 x 127mm 1.5A 127mm 113mm 113mm
RS Stock No. 890-2777
BrandRS PRO
€145.36
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240V 0 → 240 V, 0 → 270 V 720VA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 3.5kg 110 x 110 x 115mm 3A 115mm - 110mm
RS Stock No. 890-2774
BrandRS PRO
€112.38
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240V 0 → 240 V, 0 → 270 V 480VA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 2.9kg 110 x 110 x 95mm 2A 95mm - 110mm
RS Stock No. 890-2783
BrandRS PRO
€273.93
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240V 0 → 240 V, 0 → 270 V 2.4kVA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 8.5kg 175 x 175 x 135mm 10A 135mm - 175mm
RS Stock No. 890-2800
BrandRS PRO
€264.17
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240V 0 → 240 V, 0 → 270 V 1.92kVA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 8.8kg 175 x 175 x 170mm 8A 170mm - 175mm
RS Stock No. 890-2872
BrandRS PRO
€666.38
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240V ac 0 → 240V ac 2.4kVA Stand Alone Clockwise 1 - Wire Termination 12kg 270 x 210 x 200mm 10A 200mm - 270mm
RS Stock No. 890-2869
BrandRS PRO
€1,396.10
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415V 0 → 415 V, 0 → 470 V 16.3kVA Surface Mount Clockwise 3 3 Wire Termination 50.1kg 250 x 300 x 445mm 20A 445mm - 250mm
RS Stock No. 890-2803
BrandRS PRO
€179.48
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240V 0 → 240 V, 0 → 270 V 720VA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 4.3kg 160 x 130 x 160mm 3A 160mm - 160mm
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€105.16
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240V 0 → 240 V, 0 → 270 V 170VA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 1.9kg 160 x 130 x 160mm 0.7A 160mm - 160mm
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BrandRS PRO
€541.89
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240V ac - 2.4kVA Stand Alone Clockwise 1 - Wire Termination 12kg 280 x 200 x 200mm 10A 200mm - 280mm
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BrandRS PRO
€243.33
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240V 0 → 240 V, 0 → 270 V 1.2kVA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 8.8kg 175 x 175 x 140mm 5A 140mm - 175mm
RS Stock No. 890-2850
BrandRS PRO
€861.44
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415V 0 → 415 V, 0 → 470 V 8.14kVA Surface Mount Clockwise 3 3 Wire Termination 33.5kg 200 x 250 x 425mm 10A 425mm - 200mm
RS Stock No. 890-2853
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€700.67
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415V 0 → 415 V, 0 → 470 V 8.14kVA Surface Mount Clockwise 3 3 Wire Termination 27kg 175 x 175 x 410mm 10A 410mm - 175mm
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BrandRS PRO
€999.68
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240V ac - 2.4kVA Stand Alone Clockwise 1 - Wire Termination 12kg 270 x 210 x 200mm 10A 200mm - 270mm
RS Stock No. 890-2866
BrandRS PRO
€374.23
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240V ac - 1.2kVA Stand Alone Clockwise 1 - Wire Termination 10kg 280 x 200 x 200mm 5A 200mm - 280mm
RS Stock No. 890-2838
BrandRS PRO
€198.69
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240V 0 → 240V 960VA Surface Mount Clockwise 1 1 Wire Termination 5.6kg 165 x 165 x 120mm 4A 120mm 165mm 165mm
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BrandRS PRO
€1.91
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