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Big electric pole

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Big electric pole

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Recipe

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0.5
+
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5
+
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8
+
Steel plate.png
5
Big electric pole.png
1

Total raw

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2.5
+
Copper plate.png
5
+
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4
+
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5

Map color

Health

150

Resistances

Fire: 0/100%

Stack size

50

Dimensions

2×2

Mining time

0.1

Supply area

4×4 tiles

Wire reach

30 tiles

Prototype type

electric-pole

Internal name

big-electric-pole

Required technologies

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1

Produced by

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Player.png

The big electric pole is an improved electric pole. It is a more specialized variant compared to the medium electric pole, offering the longest wire reach of all of the electric poles, with the trade-off of a very short supply area. Because of this, big electric poles are ideal for long-distance power lines, as they require the smallest number of entities to be placed to span a given distance, but generally unsuitable for providing local coverage to groups of structures.

History

  • 0.9.0:
    • Visualizations of Area of effect when hovering on pole.
    • Further optimization on building while holding mouse down.
  • 0.7.0:
    • Poles now auto-connect to all poles in reach with no common neighbor.
    • Building electric poles with shift pressed builds it without any connections.
  • 0.6.3:
    • Max wire distance between poles is limited to the smallest pole's when manually connecting.
  • 0.5.0:
    • Shows what is connected to the electric pole when selected.
    • Added electric network statistics

See also