240v

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    G9 LED 240v lamp only lights when testing

    I have a ceiling light that uses G9 LED lamps. The lamps does not light when switched on. However, when I put my meter across the power supply to test if voltage is present the LED lights immediately. Once alight and the meter removed it stays alight until switched off. Switch it on again and...
  2. J

    240v 50a relay for ev charger timer?

    Is there a relay I can get that will work to turn a 240v 50a ev charger on and off using an Arduino board or z wave module? I was going to get one of those outdoor boxes for breakers, spa disconnect I think it's called, and try to make a device specifically to do this either with an Arduino or a...
  3. J

    240v power in bathroom

    Hi Everyone! You all seem like a friendly bunch and google keeps referring me back to here but I still cannot find any solid answers so hoping you can advise me. I am in the process of planning a shower room re model for my disabled parents but have come across some hurdles (spoke to an...
  4. HEXx99

    "240V" panel reads 208 line to line?

    This must be such a noob question but I cant seem to find any answer out there: Background: Installing a 10hp Air Compressor 230V 30A 3Ø. The panel I want to use says 240V and there are giant Printers that that are also 3Ø that get their power from this panel. Im not an expert on transformers...
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    Installing 240v Quartz Patio Heater

    I'm building a pergola and I'm going to install a 6kw, dual element quartz heater. My home's main panel is 110' from the heater and I'll be installing 10AWG 2-conductor wire to a combination double switch. However, there are no combination double switches made that can accept 10AWG wire and...
  6. bcmiller13

    Help with a 240 Dryer

    So I am trying to help a family that was given a 240v electric dryer. They live in an apartment complex and unfortunately cannot modify the walls or electrical in any way. I've been thinking of taking 2 different receptacles off different poles, and then wiring them into a small subpanel with a...
  7. K

    Is it safe or proper to run 10mm ECC cable with a voltage of 240v in chunking?

    Is it safe or proper to run 10mm ECC cable with a voltage of 240v in chunking?
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    breaker size for 240v 6.6A bandsaw motor, also adapter/plug?

    Hello electricians. I am not an electrician and am a beginner with limited electrical (I've only been shocked a few times.) experience/ knowledge. I know it may be best to pay for a licensed electrician, but I'm not ready/able to do that yet. The deal is: I have an old "Walker-Turner" bandsaw...
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    Convert solar lights to 240v

    I purchased two sets of Christmas lights for garden path last year but they did not do very well - I think because of poor amount of daylight in the North. They have a small solar panel to power 4 spiral trees. See attached pictures. The advert says they are powered by Solar panel: 2V 60MA...
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    240V AC Mains rated CAT6 ethernet cable? Avoids segregation... like CBus pink CAT5 cable?

    Hello I have recently discovered Cbus pink Cat5 / Cat5E cable. My interest started after finding out about EV-Ultra Cable, designed for electric vehicle charge points. They run power and data in the same cable. My understanding is allowed due to the data cable sheathing being rated to same...
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    240V to Detached Condo Garage and NEC 225.30 Violation?

    Hey Guys, Hopefully this picture is clear enough to read the text boxes (if not, the PDF attached should be clearer). I'm trying to get 240V ran to my detached condo garage in order to run my TIG welder and my plasma cutter. I live in Ohio, and I know they still operate under NEC 2017. I want...
  12. J

    220v. 230v, 240v, 250v?

    I saw an oven that was rated at 3,100 watts. Now most would say that cannot be fitted on final ring circuit as rule of thumb. But: 3,100 watts draws amps of: 14.09 amps @ 220v 13.47 amps @ 230v 12.91 amps @ 240v 12.4 amps @ 250v If the installation is 240v or 250v then it safely inside the 13...
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    Advice on connecting wall oven to existing 240v wiring

    Hello all: First post from a DIY'er. My daughter, who lives in a Dallas, Tx suburb, has asked me to connect her new electric oven. Her previous oven was gas. I asked her to send me a pic of any outlets in the cabinet opening once she removed the old oven. (See Pics Below) The house was built...
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    Having trouble with a 240v AC motor

    Im in the process of fabricating a motorized flatbar roller, and I have a 240V 5hp AC motor with 4 leads. Im controlling it using a dual foot pedal box, that controls 2 contactors, which these 2 contactors are there to reverse the motor by having one contactor T1+T5 & T4+T8, while the other...
  15. Spoon

    Need a flush light 240V for a small room

    A friend has a small room under the stairs that has a toilet in it. At present they have a batten light fitting in there. Her hubby keeps banging his head on the light, so she wants it replacing. The stairs are above so no access to above. I was thinking of an LED light, so I started...
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    Looking for a supplier of QUALITY, long lasting outdoor (240v) Lighting

    Hi all I have recently hired a local electrician (NICEIC Registered) to install some outdoor lighting in the garden of the house we have just moved into. The guy is experienced in outdoor lighting and does a lot of installations and sports venues across North West England. So, he came out...
  17. J

    240v Single Pole baseboard heater - thermostat wiring

    Im a DIY novice. I have changed central AC thermostat, light fixtures, switches etc. This has me stumped. I have a 240v single pole baseboard heater with an old mercury thermostat. I would like to replace that thermostat with a Honeywell TL8130A. Question 1 - Can someone explain the wiring to...
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    Can you use a 240V breaker on a 600V system?

    This is hypothetical, I am just curious. Please give this some thought. I have a 600V, 5HP motor (3728.5 Watts) and a 600V panel I want to supply it from. If I use a 20A, 600V breaker - the breaker will see ~6A on motor run. (P/V=I , 3728.5/600 = ~6A) If I use a 20A, 240V breaker - the...
  19. _q12x_

    How to shield a live wire at 240V ?

    I have a electronic board with leds (made by me) that is driving a relay. When that relay is closing it’s contacts, is actually switching the 240V for the light bulb switch in my room. This board is quite long, like 50cm (half a meter). The relay is in the left corner, and the live wires from...
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    U.S. 240v to Europen 220/240v conversion

    Hello, I'm in the U.S and most of the information I'm finding is about 120v to 240v and vice versa. My question is about 240v to 220/240v conversion. I bought a Chinese CNC machine (hasn't arrived yet) that works on 220/240v and it comes with an European style 2 cylindrical prongs connector...
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