Powerline phase question


Old 07-11-17, 06:05 AM
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Powerline phase question

Members location is Scotland.

I'm trying to work out if I have three phase or single phase electricity - I've read that three phase is not so good for using a powerline adapter to boost my Internet connection.
I also read that a way to tell is by the number of 100 amp fuses in the main box.
I can't tell how many I have - so I've added some photos.
Thanks for any advice.

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Old 07-11-17, 07:29 AM
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Without seeing the wiring in your fuse or breaker box no way to be sure. Is this residential. Most residential in Scotland is single phase. Comercial could be either.
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AFAIK, powerline adapters are used with 3 phase all the time. I have never used them so I don't know how good they are. You only seem to have one 100 amp breaker. If you remove the cover on the box, you'll see the feed.

There maybe better ways to improve your internet, if you describe your network.
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We would need to either see the interior of that main power panel or the incoming feed wires if they are exposed on the outside of the house.
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