Tanning Bed Rec ?


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Old 01-26-04, 12:29 AM
Rodney94
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Tanning Bed Rec ?

I'm getting a Tanning Bed and just got a couple questions.It's a 110 volt, I am going to change the outlet/receptacle,but should I also change the breaker to a 120 amp, if I have a 115 amp? Also it says Dedicated Circuit,I have my Computer in there also will it hurt it?? All the outlets are on the same circuit,,thanks alot.
 
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Old 01-26-04, 05:06 AM
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I'm trusting you mean a 120 volt, not 120 amp. Why change the recepticle? A dedicated circut is just that, it's supposed to be on it's own circut. Which I would guess is a 20 amp 120 volt circut.
 
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Old 01-26-04, 08:50 AM
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Whatever else you do, do not change the breaker. You must have a new 120-volt 20-amp dedicated circuit installed. Nothing you already have now will be useful in any way.
 
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Old 01-26-04, 09:36 AM
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We have a tanning bed and it's only a 16 bulb job. It pulls a lot of juice! I have it on a dedicated 20 amp circuit. You could check the rating on your particular bed to see what it draws. A 15 amp circuit might be sufficient but I would not have anything else on that line.
 
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Old 01-26-04, 01:23 PM
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Thanks alot , I did mean 120 volt. I can't run a dedicated curcuit because the walls are finished everywhere. Could I use it in that room with nothing else on at the time,when the bed is on. House is only 5 yr old,,Thanks again..
 
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Old 01-26-04, 01:32 PM
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Run a new circuit. It may be difficult, but it can be done.
 
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Old 01-26-04, 01:34 PM
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Electricians run new circuits through finished walls all the time. There are many tricks and techniques. Books on home wiring can give you some ideas.

There are no safe shortcuts here. Please do it right. The cost of a new circuit is just one of the costs of a new tanning bed.
 
 

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