Powerline phase question

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

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Hi,
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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Old 07-11-17, 07:36 AM
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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.

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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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