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Electrical Furnace Exploding???

Discussion in 'General FTB chat' started by iRitch, Jul 18, 2013.

  1. iRitch

    iRitch New Member

    Hey everyone, first of all just joined and not 100% sure that this is posted in the right place, so I apologize in advance. I have been playing FTB for a couple of weeks on survival now and kind of learning as I go. Whenever I run into a problem I just pop over to a different world and test some things out to make sure things will work. I have set up the infinite lava system with the pump and liquid disposers transporting it to my overworld from the Nether. I have 7 geothermal engines being powered by my lava tank. The geothermal engines are fed into a MFE currently until I can get the necessary mats for the MFSU which is just a couple more diamond. As of right now, I have the MFE powering 4 electrical engines connected to my AE system. However, when I connect the MFE to my electric furnace with 2x ins gold cables, my electrical furnace blows up. I am only using 2x ins gold cables. There are no other cables being used at this point. I went over to my creative world to test it out and my electrical furnace doesn't blow up and I pretty sure I used the exact same setup. Any ideas on why the Electric furnace blows up every time I connect it to the MFE with 2x insulated gold cables?

    Thanks for any help in advance! I greatly appreciate it
     
  2. DoctorOr

    DoctorOr New Member

    You've used excessive "voltage"
     
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  3. BlackFire

    BlackFire New Member

    With Industrialcraft 2, the power described as EU has 3 levels of voltage; LV, MV, and HV. The reason why your furnace is exploding is because it takes LV power without the upgrades. If you upgrade it, you can hook-up your MV power coming from the MFE.
     
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  4. RedBoss

    RedBoss New Member

  5. iRitch

    iRitch New Member

    I appreciate it guys! Thanks for all of your help!
     
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  6. namiasdf

    namiasdf New Member

    You need to convert the MV - 128EU packets coming from the MFE into LV - 32EU packets which is the maximum packet size the furnace can receive. This is done with a LV transformer (wood and some copper cable). Learn this stuff fairly comprehensively or you will have exploding, expensive machines.

    No fun. Well fun, then no fun.
     

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