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Yesterday, 08:20 PM
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Posted By lambition

Isn't that same as when feeding with feed through...

Isn't that same as when feeding with feed through lugs?
Since the main breaker is 200A, I figured anything feed through has be 200A wire as well.

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Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By lambition

Can't you just splice additional wire using a 3...

Can't you just splice additional wire using a 3 port lug block ( https://www.newark.com/panduit/pcsb4-4-6y/terminal-wire-tap-splice-4awg/dp/72K9171 ) or split bolt + tape? I have seen that done in...
10-21-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By lambition

Because motors have starting current much higher...

Because motors have starting current much higher than continuous running current, you are allowed to use larger sized breaker.

I think it was 250% of motor's FLC (full load current). I don't deal...
10-21-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By lambition

If that is a dedicated circuit for your planer,...

If that is a dedicated circuit for your planer, then yes it is allowed.
10-21-20, 02:53 PM
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Views: 117
Posted By lambition

It is not a immediate problem until water begins...

It is not a immediate problem until water begins to enter the house or breaker panel. However, it soon will needs to be replaced. Plastic you see is just clear vinyl lining and rubber insulation on...
10-19-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By lambition

I believe this panel is supposed to have a...

I believe this panel is supposed to have a interlock. This is not one of those transfer switch panel with generator / line toggle.

https://www.ebay.com/c/1937253603
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10-19-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By lambition

So long as you don't overload the generator, it...

So long as you don't overload the generator, it should work fine. It is safer to use inverter generator, but switch power supply inside of the TV should be able to handle some fluctuation in AC...
10-17-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By lambition

Usually there is separate GFCI reset button on...

Usually there is separate GFCI reset button on the thermostat. Look for the reset button or search on-line for manual.

If you tried to reset GFCI and keeps tripping, there maybe a fault in your...
10-17-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 244
Posted By lambition

https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/TDK/NTCDS3SG1...

https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/TDK/NTCDS3SG104HC4NB?qs=xZ%2FP%252Ba9zWqZpRcNJy7JXkw%3D%3D

This one might work better since it has higher power rating.
10-16-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 324
Posted By lambition

I don't know if having ground up is really safer...

I don't know if having ground up is really safer because ground touches first since whatever falls down is most likely to short hot to neutral when ground is facing down.

But, I did find that...
10-16-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 244
Posted By lambition

Was the reading 120kOhms or 120ohms? Earlier,...

Was the reading 120kOhms or 120ohms?
Earlier, you said 121 ohms.

If that was 120kohms, that probably is 100kohm NTC. Which is the one below....
10-16-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 244
Posted By lambition

Does the value change as temperature change? ...

Does the value change as temperature change?

121 ohms sounds way to low to be NTC. They are usually at kilo ohms range.
10-16-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By lambition

If you need a power back-up for extended period...

If you need a power back-up for extended period of time, some sort of a generator is the only way to go. For computer uses, inverter generators are the best way to go because regular generator's...
10-15-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By lambition

For routers and most network equipment, and...

For routers and most network equipment, and laptop modified sine wave is just fine. Switch mode power supplies don't really care how clean the AC input frequency is because they get converted to DC...
10-14-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By lambition

Usually they are made with cast zinc. If you can...

Usually they are made with cast zinc. If you can find a good spot with enough space inside, drilling into the fixture probably is the best option.


You have to install the sensor inside of a...
10-14-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 244
Posted By lambition

As I wrote earlier, I am pretty sure that is NTC...

As I wrote earlier, I am pretty sure that is NTC thermistor. Not a diode. Axial thermistors don't have any wiring on them.
Do you have a multimeter? Measure resistance across the good one. Measuring...
10-14-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By lambition

Any fixes to SE cable will be temporary. The only...

Any fixes to SE cable will be temporary. The only full repair is to replace it.
Silicone or caulk as Geochurchi suggested is what I did to mine to buy some time before replacing.
If rest of cable...
10-13-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 244
Posted By lambition

That looks like a thermistor to me. Diodes will...

That looks like a thermistor to me. Diodes will have a band on one side to indicate cathode.
Axial NTC thermistor has same glass packaging as a zener diode, but lacks band and often also lacks any...
10-12-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By lambition

Is your meter box and main breaker panel...

Is your meter box and main breaker panel connected via metallic conduit?
If so and if bare wire from meter box is connected to the ground rod, then it is grounded properly.
However, 6AWG copper is...
10-07-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By lambition

By following wire. Just follow wire connected to...

By following wire. Just follow wire connected to the breaker to location which cable is running the dryer. Then follow neutral wire on same cable back down.

Type BR from Eaton is compatible...
10-03-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By lambition

This is what I was looking for. For some...

This is what I was looking for.

For some reason I see neutral wire connected to ground bus bar very often and never seen a inspector catching this. The electrician who worked on the panel says it...
10-03-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By lambition

Outlet testers don't really put any loads. You...

Outlet testers don't really put any loads. You will need to put some load.
Try putting some loads (such as a light bulb, hair dryer etc..). Test on each outlet starting from the one closest to the...
10-03-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By lambition

Bus bars connected with a strap are technically...

Bus bars connected with a strap are technically both neutral bus bars. It is just ground wires can be connected to neutral bus bar in main panel. Aren't they?
10-03-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By lambition

Is the breaker AFCI? If so, there might be a...

Is the breaker AFCI? If so, there might be a loose connection somewhere causing arc. Open all outlets and switches on the same circuit to inspect.
10-03-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By lambition

Neutral wire on ground bus bar. Safe or not?

I often see neutral wire on ground bus bar secured to the chaises.
In my opinion, this is not safe because bonding screw is only path the neutral and the current will flow through steel chaises....
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