Line side vs Load side GFCI


Old 03-10-05, 07:39 PM
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Line side vs Load side GFCI

Could some one explain the Difference???
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Old 03-10-05, 08:01 PM
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Line is the hot and neutral feeding the device.
Load is the outgoing "downstream" devices the GFI is protecting.
Old 03-14-05, 10:50 AM
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I used to find the terms confusing. Think about 'line' as connecting to the powerline, and 'load' as connecting the next electrical load.

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