[rescue] SGI goodies anyone?
leaknoil at charter.net
Fri Oct 15 19:55:50 CDT 2010
I was just quoting Ian. Sorry if I got Ian in trouble.
I know the houses have it coming in just, most aren't pre-wired to make
use of it for anything but, a couple of appliances. Electricians are
expensive and doing it yourself is stupid unless you know for sure what
you are doing. I was just pointing out before trying to find an Onyx 2
one should probably make sure they can even turn it on safely or at
least know what's required.
On 10/15/2010 5:27 PM, Robert Darlington wrote:
> Every home in North America (with I'm sure a small handfull of exceptions)
> is wired for 240 volts at 50 amps or greater. It's pretty easy to add a 20
> amp circuit if you need to. I have 240 volt 30A circuits in my shop
> (upstairs middle bedroom) for various equipment like vacuum pumps,
> environmental chambers, and tools. I want to echo what Ian said about fire
> if you screw up. If in doubt, stay out of the breaker panel. Don't make
> adapter cables to go from 20A plugs to 15A plugs or swap out the plug unless
> you know for sure what you're doing and that you know FOR SURE you're at 15A
> or less. Circuit breakers only go so far in protecting people.
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