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Everyday Tech: Exactly why you see Transformers on Electric Poles in America

These huge, intimidating cylinders perched on some of the electric poles around town were a few of the things which piqued my interest after we got our home in the United States. Some of us know what transformers do — step up/ step down voltage. But what exactly does that mean? Why do we need transformers on our streets? Why don’t we see this in some countries…

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