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Junction Box

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Junction Box
Junction Box.png
Category Electrical Installation
Repair Requirements
Electrical Repairs
Electrical Engineering 40%
Items Needed Screwdriver

The Junction Box is an installation which serves as a hub for power distribution and relaying signals between devices. For this reason, it is usually a crucial part of the submarine's wiring.

Function[edit | edit source]

The Junction Box can take five different wires each connected to the one power output and the four signal outputs. If junction boxes are provided with 4.000 power units more than used by the connected devices or submerged in water, they overload and become unusable until repaired. This is a potentially dangerous situation, as important installations and items can thus become unpowered during an emergency situation. For this reason, it is usually unwise to connect more than one reactor to a chain of junction boxes without taking precautions. As well, it is best to keep the junction boxes away from water as much as possible. A way to avoid overload its by connecting one or more junction boxes to a battery.

Alternatively the power to certain junction boxes can be disabled entirely, as they won't take damage while underwater in an inactive state.

Usage[edit | edit source]

In order to edit the connections on a junction box, a screwdriver must be equipped in one of the two hand slots, and then the Junction Box left-clicked when highlighted. To add a wire to a connection, a wire must be equipped in the other hand, either before or after the Junction Box has been left-clicked.

Damage Values[edit | edit source]

Attack Damage
Stun Duration
Kinematic Force
Explosion Radius
Junction Box overload
Item Junction Box overload
- Attack Damage 5
Stun Duration 10
Kinematic Force 2.0
Explosion Radius 100
Cooldown {{{cooldown}}}

I/O Interface[edit | edit source]

Connection panel for Junction Box
Connection Port.png power
Connection Port.png signal_0
Connection Port.png signal_1
Connection Port.png signal_2
Connection Port.png signal_3
Any devices that are wired to this output will draw their power from the reactor or batteries through the junction box.
Devices wired between this will send signal from one to each other.
Devices wired between this will send signal from one to each other.
Devices wired between this will send signal from one to each other.
Devices wired between this will send signal from one to each other.

Gallery[edit | edit source]