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What is the difference between a regular transformer and an isolation transformer? What is an autotransformer?

Issue:
Clarification of the difference between an Isolation Transformer and an Autotransformer
 
Product Line:
LV Transformers
 
Environment:
Definition applies to all Transformer Products from SquareD/Schneider Electric
 
Cause:
The distinction between an Isolation Transformer and an Autotransformer is required for proper application

Resolution:
Any two winding transformer where the primary and secondary are not electrically connected is an isolation transformer. In contrast, an autotransformer has a physical, electrical connection between the primary and secondary.



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