How did they convert ac to dc current on electric train transformer when they didnt have transistors then?

Question by modah: How did they convert ac to dc current on electric train transformer when they didnt have transistors then?

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Answer by eric l
They would use a diode that would handle enough current.

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why are some electric trains between washington and new york on 25 cycle ac current instread of 60 cycle. ?

Question by guywire: why are some electric trains between washington and new york on 25 cycle ac current instread of 60 cycle. ?

Is there something about a lower number of cycles that delivers more power to the motors or makes them more easily controlled

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Answer by DTT89ACE
Because that is how the system is set up due to the power supply.

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To operate an electric train set a tansformer must reduce 120 volt house current to 6 volts.What is…?

Question by JasmineM: To operate an electric train set a tansformer must reduce 120 volt house current to 6 volts.What is…?
To operate an electric train set a transformer must reduce 120 volt house current to 6 volts.What is the ratio between turns on the primary (120 volt) side and the secondary (6 volt) side?

Please not only give me the answer but explain it also! Thank you! 🙂
A. 10:1
B. 20:1
C. 1:10
D. 1:20

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Answer by billy
I don’t know what kind of train you got but mine all work on 18 volt DC transformer.

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