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there seems to be some amber-colored waxy stuff on the outside of the transformer. is this normal? (im assuming this is some kind of wax potting like on guitar pickups)

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It may be varnish, which is harmless. Transformers tend to be loaded with varnish and are even dunked in the stuff.


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there seems to be some amber-colored waxy stuff on the outside of the transformer. is this normal? (im assuming this is some kind of wax potting like on guitar pickups)
It may be varnish, which is harmless. Transformers tend to be loaded with varnish and are even dunked in the stuff.
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It may be varnish, which is harmless. Transformers tend to be loaded with varnish and are even dunked in the stuff.
It may be varnish, which is harmless. Transformers tend to be loaded with varnish and are even dunked in the stuff.

thats good to hear, i was thinking the same thing since it kinda looked like the wax guitar pups are potted with. im just sorta irked, since every x460 review out there doesnt have this goo leaking out of the transformer lol.
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