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Remote transformer connection HELP!

Posted by yakker2 (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 10, 11 at 18:15

I have an Alfa monorail that has fried its connectiobn to the transformer. I need a rail mounted attachment to the transformer, but Alfa has gone out of business in that department. Is there any type 'clamp on' power connector that will work?


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RE: Remote transformer connection HELP!

Does anyone know of a compatable connection for this two circut rail??


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RE: Remote transformer connection HELP!

You can try distributors and hope someone has something, but most of this stuff is proprietary and no one but the original manufacturer makes it.

You can also try to repair it yourself.


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RE: Remote transformer connection HELP!

Thanks, brickeyee...I'm pretty much up a creek on this one.


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RE: Remote transformer connection HELP!

If it is just a feeder connection it should not be all that hard to repair or rebuild.


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RE: Remote transformer connection HELP!

My issue is appearances. Right now I have rigged a lamp wire onto the rail with tiny binder clips and cardboard as an insulator. Pretty classy, no?


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RE: Remote transformer connection HELP!

How badly damaged is the factory clip?

You may be able to restore it to operation.


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RE: Remote transformer connection HELP!

The factory issued feed has melted arount one connector. Even if I jump a wire the bad side, the screw that holds the feed onto the rail is part of the melt-down, so the screw on part won't attach. I'm going to try using a rail connection part to hold the wire... we'll see.
Thanks a whole bunch for your input!


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RE: Remote transformer connection HELP!

you can try and make one using plastic (plexiglass) and then paint or cover it with metal foil tape to make it match.


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