Theee wire 220 to 110

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Old 04-05-19, 08:59 AM
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Theee wire 220 to 110

I have a three wire 220 running up a pole for a yard light and need to tap 110 to run an electric gate. Can I break the two hot leads going to the light and drop a transformer in an enclosure to step down to 110. And also taking the Hot leads back up to the light?
 
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Old 04-05-19, 09:19 AM
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Yes you could add a small transformer for the gate. I'd also recommend checking with the gate company to see if they offer a 240V version -- many of them are capable of running on different voltages.
 
 

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