Doorbell on GFCI

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Old 06-17-14, 07:55 AM
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Doorbell on GFCI

I noticed someone wired up a doorbell transformer in my basement off the LOAD side of GFCI outlet. Is that a bad thing? Will the DC voltage cause it to malfunction? Or maybe the weather on the doorbell itself?
 
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The only issue I can see would be if proper clamping can be achieved on the small conductor. There is no need for GFI protection.
 
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The only issue I can see would be if proper clamping can be achieved on the small conductor. There is no need for GFI protection.
The #12 feeding the transformer is on the device.


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No what?
 
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Old 06-17-14, 10:27 AM
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No, not a bad thing and no it won't cause problems.
 
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Old 06-17-14, 05:02 PM
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No what?
No to your question, did you forget what it was?

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I noticed someone wired up a doorbell transformer in my basement off the LOAD side of GFCI outlet. Is that a bad thing? Will the DC voltage cause it to malfunction?
 
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Old 06-17-14, 05:43 PM
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What DC voltage..... a transformer is AC.
 
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