A RUST Power Minute: Electrical Branch
In this video series, they take on the challenge of introducing, explaining, and showing how individual components are used in the RUST electrical and water systems, within 60 seconds.
In this episode, Gal walks us through the infamous Electrical Branch component. The electrical branch’s primary usage is often used to isolate a circuit and is an essential part of the RUST electrical system.
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So if the splitter’s power minute was anything to go by, we know there are right and wrong decisions one can make in life, so yeah, welcome to the right decision.
My name’s Gal, its time for the Rust power minute. Sixty seconds to tell you everything worth knowing about the electrical branch.
Let’s get this show on the road.
Found in most crates. Feed power into the underside of the component. From here, the two outputs at the top are automatically active. Consuming one power in its use, you now get to choose where the bulk of your electricity goes.
Look at the branch and hold E, you’re given a prompt to send; however, much power you would like out of the branch’s left socket.
The second branch on the right-hand side will send all remaining electricity down a second line.
Note the left branch socket takes priority.
If incoming power diminishes, it will be drawn from the right socket first. They are brilliant in isolating circuits, letting a mainline continue while sending exactly as much as you need to a designated circuit.
The downside is that if something goes wrong with the branched circuit, the component will still send; however, much power you have set that way.
The biggest drawback is the minimum output of 2 on the left socket. There are a few instances where this loss is noticeable, door controllers, etc.
I feel the loss of one power is well worth the increase in control, and the low price of production, just three HQ.
The splitter is 10. Two branches cost 6. Put two side by side, and you effectively have a splitter that works. They are an essential part of circuit building in Rust, and I highly advise people to take the time and get to know them.
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