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    Just a regular dimmer (incandescent or LED/CFL)...

    Just a regular dimmer (incandescent or LED/CFL) will only dim at one end, the other will just be a normal 3-way switch. Lutron makes dimmers that work on both ends. There is a master dimmer switch at...
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    Yes, I've seen several GFCI receptacles "fried"...

    Yes, I've seen several GFCI receptacles "fried" due to lightning. Also a large surge in power can do it.
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    I got to thinking after I posted that there were...

    I got to thinking after I posted that there were no other voltages mentioned so that must be correct.:happyyes:
  5. I may know someone who would tap off a light...

    I may know someone who would tap off a light circuit in a bedroom or hall and run the smokes off that, no AFCI.:angel:
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    Is the part in red correct or did they/you mean...

    Is the part in red correct or did they/you mean 50 ohms?
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    There are several LED strip lights. I would just...

    There are several LED strip lights. I would just look for a name brand and get the 5K.
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    If you read in the specs for the linked boxes it...

    If you read in the specs for the linked boxes it shows "package of 5".
    So that is not that bad, around $4 per box.
  9. Duplicate thread See here.................

    Duplicate thread
    See here..............
    http://forums.mikeholt.com/showthread.php?t=185939
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    If it is a 120/240V service you will have 3...

    If it is a 120/240V service you will have 3 wires/conductors coming from the POCO's transformer. The neutral is the "grounded" conductor. The "ground" you are referring to in the branch circuits is...
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    The "return" on a 240V 2-wire is the "other wire"

    The "return" on a 240V 2-wire is the "other wire"
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    My Southwire app has a place to choose single ø...

    My Southwire app has a place to choose single ø or 3 ø.
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    3%

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    The Southwire calculator only asks if it is...

    The Southwire calculator only asks if it is single ø or 3ø. so for 240V (or 230) you would think it knows there are two conductors.
    It shows a #10 for 240V 30A for 100'.

    I put in 200' ad it came...
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    I stand corrected on the 3rd (or more) SABC being...

    I stand corrected on the 3rd (or more) SABC being counted. I read 220.52(A) as saying "......for each 2-wire SA branch circuit required by 210.(C)(1)" meant only the two required. But 210.(C)(1)...
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    It's not anything other than the fact that the...

    It's not anything other than the fact that the installer either didn't or couldn't drive the rod all the way down. The conductor (GEC) is visible because of that fact and also either phone,...
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    Well since the question said 100', that's what I...

    Well since the question said 100', that's what I put in.8-)
  18. Thread: SABC

    by Little Bill
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    As far as the NEC load calculations, you just...

    As far as the NEC load calculations, you just need to show the two SABC. The dishwasher and disposal are not part of the SABC. You would need to add them according to the nameplates of each.
    IMO,...
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    "Hot" does not necessarily = 240V;)

    "Hot" does not necessarily = 240V;)
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    Go to Mike Holt's site and check his formula...

    Go to Mike Holt's site and check his formula
    www.mikeholt.com/technnical-voltage-drop-calculations-part-one.php
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    I used a voltage drop calculator app by...

    I used a voltage drop calculator app by "Southwire" and it says #10

    There are others online, try some and see what they show.

    Sometimes answer keys in study material are wrong too!

    Side...
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    Try another meter (test meter not POCO meter) and...

    Try another meter (test meter not POCO meter) and see what the readings are. Do you ever get 240V between L1 & L2?

    Either pull the meter if you're allowed to and check there first
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    Call POCO...
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    Gotcha!

    Gotcha!
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    First off, what does "learning design" have to do...

    First off, what does "learning design" have to do with the NEC?

    As far as DVD vs textbooks, that's a choice that's up to you. I will say a "visual" is sometimes easier to understand than just...
  25. Besides that the neutral and hot are on the wrong...

    Besides that the neutral and hot are on the wrong side!:p
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