Are Transformers Polarized Components?

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by hazalk9, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. hazalk9

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    Hi
    I am very new to electronics and was trying to build a circuit for a school project.
    I am supposed to wire a step up transformer with pin numbers 1,5,7 and 9.
    Question is, which of these pins are positive and which ones are ground? I bought it from a local store and cannot find any datasheet.
     
  2. Jony130

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  3. SLK001

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    Really? You expect us to be able to tell you which pins are which, especially since you have given us virtually zero useful information?
     
  4. Dodgydave

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    All transformers are for AC and therefore dont have polarity, they have phases, that means if they have multiple windings, there will be a start and finish for each winding, so if you want to parallel or series them they must be in phase.
     
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