RUST Power Minute: Root Combiner

A RUST Power Minute: Root Combiner

This quick RUST guide video, RUST Power Minute: Root Combiner, is brought to you by our partners Malonik & Gal.

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 takes a deeper look into the Root Combiner, educating us on its costs, where to source it, and its primary usage, which is to primarily combine two power sources into one channel.

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Video Transcript

Welcome roof campers and role players alike. My name’s Gal.


You’ve found the RUST power minute, where I have 60 seconds to educate you on everything you need to know about a given rust component.


I know I promised the spliter was up next. And don’t worry, I’ll sort him out soon enough, but I figured if there’s a proper order thing should go in then the root combiner was up next. So let’s not muck about.


You’ll find these boys often in regular crates and sunken crates if you’re into that. 75 scrap to research. Handy little things, both for when your power supply is meager, and once you’ve expanded.


The root combiner is as literal as it sounds. Combine two sources into one. Two sockets on the underside take power from any power source, solar, generators or batteries. They can also take a charge from a battery, but they will constantly drain the battery even if that power isn’t being put to use.


No need for it to be just one source of power; you can mix and match. If the component you’re connecting to the combiner doesn’t produce power itself, then it won’t plugin. They can stack, but can only include 15 total before they reach max depth.


You’ll find that 15 is more than reasonable, and any circuit that goes beyond this is a bit beyond a beginner level. It’s a good idea to keep these lads indoors; they don’t take much to break. its much more cost-efficient for raiders to just pop it off the wall than to take out two windmills.


And if one of your power sources goes down, well, at least the other one might keep ongoing.


Straight forward and simple that one, I think most people could figure it out for themselves.


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About Digital Ghost

Dg is the founder and co-owner of Corrosion Hour, a niche gaming community established in 2016 focusing on the survival game RUST. He is an active and contributing member of numerous other RUST communities. As a community leader and server owner for over 15 years, he spends much of his time researching and writing guides about survival games, covering topics such as server administration, game mechanics, and community growth.

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