Convert NEMA L14-20 Receptical To Standard Three Prong 240 V Plug - Electrical - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Electrical

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-06-2011, 01:50 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Default

convert NEMA L14-20 receptical to standard three prong 240 v plug


I have a generator with a 20 amp NEMA L14-20 receptical and need to plug in a 240 V engineering printer with a standard 3 prog plug. How do I make a converter?

Advertisement

paula_stemer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2011, 02:32 PM   #2
Sparky
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 703
Rewards Points: 504
Default

convert NEMA L14-20 receptical to standard three prong 240 v plug


#12/3 (blk wht green or similar) SO cord, L14-20 male cord cap, female cord cap to match the printer.

black and white as hots, green as ground.

Advertisement

Techy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2011, 03:34 PM   #3
Licensed Electrical Cont.
 
Speedy Petey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: NY State
Posts: 6,899
Rewards Points: 2,152
Default

convert NEMA L14-20 receptical to standard three prong 240 v plug


Quote:
Originally Posted by paula_stemer View Post
................. need to plug in a 240 V engineering printer with a standard 3 prog plug.
What are you calling a standard 3-prong plug?
A typical household 3-prong plug is NOT 240v.
Speedy Petey is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
3 wire with ground to 3 prong dryer plug dgbunk Electrical 9 10-19-2010 02:07 PM
Microwave ground prong sparks/melts upon plugging it in microwaveman Electrical 30 05-10-2009 11:30 PM
30a/240v convert to RV plug rsplash40 Electrical 8 05-09-2009 05:38 PM
installing nema locking plug outlet. need advice. SPIT Electrical 15 10-18-2008 05:46 PM
convert plug in light with screw in hornet1946 Electrical 5 01-31-2008 07:00 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts