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Electromagnet, current vs voltage, same?

  1. Apr 21, 2015 #1
    Would these two electromagnets be the same strength? I can NOT change turns, I can only change wire gauge and voltage.
    What are the advantages if any of either one?

    Electromagnet with at: 10vDC at 10amp - VS - 100vDC at 1amp

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  3. Apr 21, 2015 #2


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    The strength of the magnet is proportional to (amps * turns).
  4. Apr 21, 2015 #3
    Oh ok that answers my question then. 10v at 10amp would be 10x times stronger then. Thanks
  5. Apr 23, 2015 #4


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    (This post deleted because I missed your comment about being able to change the wire gauge.)
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