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01-21-07, 05:53 PM
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Posted By HandyRon

New to the market, but with better connections...

New to the market, but with better connections that the twist purples in my opinion
http://www.alumiconn.com/
Although still max of #10 wire.
01-06-07, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 18,437
Posted By HandyRon

An example of a back fed circuit could be when...

An example of a back fed circuit could be when one phase is lost to a 240V electrical load, and the energized phase will back feed the dead phase when the load is turned on.
01-01-07, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By HandyRon

Somewhat related, unfortunately the only colors...

Somewhat related, unfortunately the only colors that are mandated are for the grounded conductor, grounding conductor and high leg phase ungrounded conductor.
Red, Black, Blue, Brown, Orange, and...
12-30-06, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By HandyRon

argekay, Not anymore. NYC permits NM cable...

argekay,
Not anymore.
NYC permits NM cable now too.
12-17-06, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,865
Posted By HandyRon

Most of the low voltage comm wire I have laying...

Most of the low voltage comm wire I have laying around my home right now is rated to insulate against 150V or 300V, so you might be ok. Just check.
12-05-06, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,067
Posted By HandyRon

A ground is not required for a GFCI receptacle to...

A ground is not required for a GFCI receptacle to work.
11-11-06, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,675
Posted By HandyRon

You will need a tester to see if the dryer...

You will need a tester to see if the dryer receptacle on the wall is energized.
11-11-06, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,216
Posted By HandyRon

I also agree. With not connected, there should...

I also agree. With not connected, there should be essentially infinite impedance between the hot and neutral. That should also be the case between hot and equipment ground (green).
Electricians...
10-16-06, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,413
Posted By HandyRon

What size baseboard will it serve (wattage)?

What size baseboard will it serve (wattage)?
10-11-06, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By HandyRon

Starline is a relatively new company, so I doubt...

Starline is a relatively new company, so I doubt they are one in the same with your older Electric Busway Corp.

As mentioned, check with electrical surplus remanufacturers for parts.
10-07-06, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 26,786
Posted By HandyRon

Joe, The same. The feed through panel (second...

Joe,
The same.
The feed through panel (second panel) acts as a sub
08-30-06, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By HandyRon

Generally .... The 2005 is more restrictive than...

Generally .... The 2005 is more restrictive than 2002 but not in all cases.
08-27-06, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,507
Posted By HandyRon

VoltageHz, I surely cannot quote incidents...

VoltageHz,
I surely cannot quote incidents where low voltage wire installed concealed in a wall would cause a fire, but the NEC is very clear about the requirements.
In the 2002 NEC:
800.50 covers...
08-27-06, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,507
Posted By HandyRon

If the wire is in the concealed wall, then the...

If the wire is in the concealed wall, then the cable and/or conductor jacket must have an insulation rating similar to a regular building wire insulation. See Table 310.13 for recognized insulation...
08-26-06, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,507
Posted By HandyRon

Be sure the cables that have the RCA connectors...

Be sure the cables that have the RCA connectors are building wire rated, not just regular cables that would go from device to device in a rack.
08-06-06, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By HandyRon

I'd like to know who "our nations most leading...

I'd like to know who "our nations most leading experts" are :)
08-04-06, 04:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,071
Posted By HandyRon

Another possibility is that when the utility...

Another possibility is that when the utility comes back on line, its voltage is not quite stable for some time. Your compressor may be suffering from under voltage conditions imposed by the utility...
07-31-06, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By HandyRon

Sprinkler a bunch of resisters on the table and...

Sprinkler a bunch of resisters on the table and ask everyone to find the 2kohm 1/4 watt resistor using the color code.
Set up a power supply and let the users see when the PN junction of a diode...
07-30-06, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,486
Posted By HandyRon

I also agree, no violation. My...

I also agree, no violation.
My refrigerator/freezer combo draws 11.2 amps. Inrush is more. I guess if you want to try to combine them on the same circuit, you can try. I'd hate for you to run...
07-10-06, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By HandyRon

For example, if it were a hot tub built in China,...

For example, if it were a hot tub built in China, we would have to know a lot more about the electrical system in China, which I have no idea. Sorry :(
07-10-06, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By HandyRon

What king of appliance and is it from the USA?

What king of appliance and is it from the USA?
07-10-06, 06:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,129
Posted By HandyRon

Bob, As somewhat of a side note for...

Bob,
As somewhat of a side note for clarification related to your post from a few days ago;
Jurisdictions that have adopted the 2005 National Electric Code [210.8(A)(7)] now also require GFCI's in...
07-10-06, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By HandyRon

Furd, After looking further, I agree that both...

Furd,
After looking further, I agree that both the temperature and bundling adjustment must be made. :) Thanks
07-10-06, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By HandyRon

hunanner, Are any of the branch circuits...

hunanner,
Are any of the branch circuits multiwire type? That means that two 'hot' conductors share a common neutral for the homerun back to the panel.

If so, you cannot go up to the next higher...
07-10-06, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By HandyRon

Furd, I would disagree. If temperature...

Furd,
I would disagree. If temperature derating was needed, Table 310.15(B)(2)(a) is adjustment factors after the adjustment is made for temperature if necessary [see the column header for the...
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