[rescue] Question on V490 power

Nick B nick at pelagiris.org
Mon Aug 25 11:59:13 CDT 2014

No 220/240 would be unusual, no space in the junction box is becoming more
and more common.  Older homes have added circuits over time, filling their
panels, and newer homes save the 0.50$/house on the junction box (and
another 5$ on the breakers) by buying the smallest/cheapest legal.

On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 12:48 PM, Andrew Jones <andrew at jones.ec> wrote:

> On 08/25/2014 12:25 PM, Jawahar Panchal wrote:
>> Am hoping not to have to do any transformer work - and my current single
>> phase
>> circuits are taken - so really don t want to invest in
>> electrician/electrical
>> work and parts, especially for a free machine! :) I went through the FEH,
>> and
>> saw that the power supplies for the V480 and V490 look identical, but
>> wasn t
>> sure if that was a viable path - it would be one of least resistance, as
>> old
>> V480 power supplies are easily available:
> It would be very unusual to have a house with no 220/240 service at all,
> and no space in the junction box.
> Do you not have an electric dryer or stove?  Even places with gas services
> will often have the electrical infrastructure in place.
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