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Old 08-08-07, 06:27 PM
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some can help me?
i want to know if a 10/4 electrical cable is good for run the 220v. @ 150ft Long.
and if i use 20 amp breakers need i to use 20 amps oulets too?
 
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Old 08-08-07, 06:57 PM
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You need to provide much more information.

What do you mean by 10/4? Do you mean 10 gage wire with four conductors? Why four conductors? Is this a 240 volt application?

Why the plural use of breakers? Are you thinking of running a multi-wire circuit?

What sort of load do you anticipate?

What country are you in?

Try giving us the big picture, and then ask specific questions.
 
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Old 08-08-07, 08:27 PM
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I live in California.
yes I meant 10 gage and four conductors.
I want to make my own electric distrubution box w/ four circuits.
The outlet that i will be getting is from a dryer that has four conductors.
4 conductors are -black-red-white-green- from (220-240)?
So what I want to do is go from 220-240 to a lower voltage 110-120.
I don't know much of electrical stuff so any help will be appreciated.
 
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An electric dryer circuit is 30 amps. You would need to build a distribution box with fuses or circuit breakers installed to limit the current to 20 amps per circuit. You would then be able to get two 20 amp circuits (using a shared neutral).

You still haven't said anything about what you plan to power using this setup.
 
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Old 08-09-07, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by racraft View Post
An electric dryer circuit is 30 amps. You would need to build a distribution box with fuses or circuit breakers installed to limit the current to 20 amps per circuit. You would then be able to get two 20 amp circuits (using a shared neutral).

You still haven't said anything about what you plan to power using this setup.
ty racraft for your help i apreciate it i will put a pics and try to explain better
 
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Old 08-10-07, 05:44 AM
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I don't need pictures. I just need you to answer the question about the anticipated load.
 
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