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Posted By az-guy

You all are WAY overthinking this. The power...

You all are WAY overthinking this.

The power washer has a pump inside it. If you want to test it, fill up a 5 gallon bucket with water and stick the inlet to the power washer into the bucket. ...
06-06-19, 02:12 PM
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Posted By az-guy

Not correct. Neither of those wires have 240v on...

Not correct. Neither of those wires have 240v on them. They each have 120v on them. Two wires of 120v equals 240v (assuming they are on opposite power legs).

To the OP:

Sounds like your...
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Posted By az-guy

Honestly, you're going to have to decide on a...

Honestly, you're going to have to decide on a trade-off between ease/cost and efficiency.

If you want efficiency, then you'll need to build or buy a computer power supply that runs directly off a...
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Posted By az-guy

There are products available that take an...

There are products available that take an external power supply and feed it into a USB cable. So, the USB power comes from the external power supply, but the USB data comes from the computer.
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Posted By az-guy

Windows 10S is Microsoft's answer to Apple's iOS...

Windows 10S is Microsoft's answer to Apple's iOS (think your iPhone) and Google's ChromeOS or Android, where all apps are installed via the app-store or play-store. Microsoft is seeing how tablets...
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Posted By az-guy

It's possible that the signal was too weak to...

It's possible that the signal was too weak to support the computer at the higher speeds, but too strong to be amplified without distortion. It's possible that if the original signal was amplified...
10-25-17, 04:35 PM
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Posted By az-guy

Hi Furd, Why do you recommend this? What...

Hi Furd,

Why do you recommend this? What are the benefits here? I guess I could reuse the existing meter bases, so that would be cheaper (new mast vs. new sockets)
10-25-17, 12:49 PM
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Posted By az-guy

So I'm looking at the dual-meter sockets that...

So I'm looking at the dual-meter sockets that seem commonly available, and this one seems like the only real option:

home depot/Square-D-2-Gang-100-Amp-HCP-Meter-Socket...
10-25-17, 11:25 AM
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Posted By az-guy

Just put a little bit of colored electric tape on...

Just put a little bit of colored electric tape on the ends of your all-green wiring. Mark both ends of each green wire with red tape, or yellow tape, or white tape (depending on what colors you...
10-25-17, 11:10 AM
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Posted By az-guy

I've never seen it before either, and was pretty...

I've never seen it before either, and was pretty surprised when I found it. Luckily, there isn't a distant panel. Right below each meter is the panel for the service. In Phoenix, most breaker...
10-18-17, 07:29 PM
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Posted By az-guy

Two Meters, one service drop?

Hi everybody, I'm new here and I'm trying to figure out how to fix a problem.

I have a duplex residential unit (two apartments, sharing a wall) that has a 200 Amp 120V service drop which is then...
10-18-17, 07:15 PM
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Posted By az-guy

A really easy way to do this would be to use a AA...

A really easy way to do this would be to use a AA battery holder. You can even get them with switches built in, like this:
https://www.amazon.com/Saim-Battery-Holder-Wired-Switch/dp/B00HR93NJM
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10-18-17, 07:08 PM
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Posted By az-guy

I'm new here, but maybe I can give Xuno a hint. ...

I'm new here, but maybe I can give Xuno a hint.

Think of the power in watts. Watts is Voltage Times Amperage. So, 1200 Watts at 120V is 10 Amps, while that same number of watts at 240V is only...
10-18-17, 06:52 PM
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Posted By az-guy

I'm brand new to the forum, but I'll throw in my...

I'm brand new to the forum, but I'll throw in my .02 here. I recently did a very similar job to this on my travel trailer.

I purchased an inverter that has a transfer switch built in:...
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