Correct. Hot & Neutral. No ground.
Well, you can if you really try, as the many who've accidentally dropped a conductor across the prongs of a partially inserted plug can testify . . . assuming they survived! I just wanted to be sure your advice wasn't misconstrued.You can’t check for continuity if it’s plugged in to the wall.
That simply means there is nothing on the plug, or in the wiring, that connects to your house's ground. The two baldes are hot and neutral, with the wider blade being neutral. These are commonly referred to as "2-plug" as opposed to "3-plug." The round shaped third prong carries the house's ground up through the wiring on 3-plug wires.The plug in side is only two prong into the wall
Conductorkev;It was a universal power plug for laptops. Any idea which is hot/cold/ground?
Don't mess around with the unknown.
Just do what I did, buy from Home Depot the transformer
for a door bell. It has 18 v AC output. That powered my Capacitor
Discharge Unit. The CDU powered the 20 plus Peco
Insulfrog turnouts using Peco PL10 motors.
Ya wasn't getting that computer plug working so got the doorbell transformer and it worked on a pl11 going to try a pl10 when I get a chance. The wire instructions are not that good for them I know one side you hook together and goes to one of the poles on the spdt. Now on the other side does it matter which is the common which goes to the transformer?The transformer input wires connect to the
two plug BLADES not to the tubular. There was
no ground on the transformer I used, but if
there is a ground on the one you get it's
ground wire would go to the tubular prong.
I'm using a cdu but still using spdt. On off on.Make sure you use momentary contact switches for the P 10's motors. Other wise you will burn them out.
For P 10's, either side coming out of the transformer connects to the center post on the motor. The other side coming out of the transformer goes to the center post of the SPDT momentary switch. The outer posts of the switch goes to each of the outer posts of the motor.