120/208 voltage question

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Old 02-16-15, 07:27 PM
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120/208 voltage question

What is 120/208 single phase three phase ? Is it two hots and a neutral and a ground for 208 and 120 single phase is one hot and a neutral and a ground?
 
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You won't find 208v in a house. You'll find it in a business or commercial application. It will be three phase 120/208. There are three live wires.... phase A, phase B and Phase C. Between each phase you will measure 208vac. Between any phase and neutral you'll measure 120vac.
 
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Old 02-17-15, 05:03 AM
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You can find this in residential apartment buildings. They can have 120/208v panels with only two of the three legs. So you can feed normal 120v circuits but only get 208 for stoves and ovens.
 
 

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