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Old 02-21-2017, 01:35 PM  
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We've install a few P&S AFCI/GFCI receptacles and we've had issues with them nuisance tripping. Anyone else having issues with P&S? I will try a different brand see if I get different results.
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We've install a few P&S AFCI/GFCI receptacles and we've had issues with them nuisance tripping. Anyone else having issues with P&S? I will try a different brand see if I get different results.

Ive used very few P&S in the past few years but don't recall any issues with the ones weve installed

Weve been using Hubbell for several years now and install hundreds a year and as far as I remember weve only had a few give us any trouble. Maybe half a dozen.
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never used one. I just change the breaker. It would piss me off as a customer to find one tripped behind a china cabinet.
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I use these on kitchen counters where there are the FPE/zinsco panels in apt closets. This is the best I can do when it comes to receptacle replacement. I may have used one. I have had a couple of the leviton receptacles trip. One was a bad light fixture, so not its fault, the second happened earlier this week, not sure what the issue was, other than the tenant had trouble resetting it due to the force required to reset it. Is it a perfect solution, no, but about the only card I can play.
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It seems like I've been getting callbacks an the AFCI/GFCI receptacles with P&S brand. I'm going to put Easton in and see if it resolves the nuisance tripping issues.
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Where you getting them? I use almost solely legrands from viking and not a single issue (knock on wood).
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Where you getting them? I use almost solely legrands from viking and not a single issue (knock on wood).
Don't knock your wood too hard....

I'm with Sabrina... I change out the breaker. Trying to explain to a customer where the stupid reset is.. much easier on the CB.
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If I may ask , is this topic about GFCI/AFCI devices? ...or is the OP
talking about duel function CB's? I have not seen devices yet.
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