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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    Could someone please confirm my understanding of 3 phase generators power output. I'm in Australia so all calculations are in 240v A 30kVA generator in total can provide a theoretical maximum of 30,000/240 = 125A which would be 41.6A per phase? Using a power factor or 0.8 we get a total of...
  2. General Electrical Discussion
    Can anyone offer information on a 200 amp 12KW to 20KW Whole House standby that has a low dba? I have a City code of 55dba or less.
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    Anyone know who makes a dual split transfer switch for a standby generator. I see Briggs & Stratton and GE makes one for two 200 amp panels. I'm really looking for two 150 amp panel transfer switch.
  4. General Electrical Discussion
    Quick question, if I may. I want to add a sub panel and use it as a transfer switch. If I am running number six AWG to a 30 A receptacle (PB 30), which I am doing so the customer can easily upgrade her generator when she decides to do that, can I protect the number six with a 60 A breaker, or do...
  5. General Electrical Discussion
    I have a potential customer who asked me to install a transfer switch for her. She already has a 5000 Watt generator and I told her she will not be able run her heat with that. (I don't know the exact size of her heat at this moment but, let's say there are two breakers for her heating unit, one...
  6. General Electrical Discussion
    I'm getting ready to install a transfer switch for a customer and I just want to make sure I am doing this properly. (It's been years since I have installed one of these.) Any help will be appreciated. 1) Do you have to ground the portable generator in any way other than the equipment grounding...
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    Does anyone have interest in discussing windmill and generator design? I have an idea for a combined permanent magnet and excited magnet, (8 pole) generator that I would like to discuss prior to making the serious investment in a prototype. I'm new to the list and get no hits on a search.
  8. General Electrical Discussion
    Can you hook up a 120/208 generator up to a house (120/240) for backup and just use 120v circuits in British Colombia canada?
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