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post #37 of (permalink) Old 11-24-2012, 09:59 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Bubba_Shrimp View Post
Quick update. With 400mA power supply, 2822 still gets very hot. I had a Clippard solenoid once and it also was very hot and worked just fine...

100mA power supply coming next week. Hopefully by that time Bettatail can test the actual current.
need to dig out the multimeter, put it somewhere after I measured the actual current on some other solenoids a while ago....

and a clippard solenoid does run HOT, it is about 6watts, the 0.67 watt clippard mouse is the one that feels nothing under room temp.
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