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Old 07-06-2012, 08:18 PM   #1
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Homeline or QO Breaker


Can anyone tell me which type breaker this is? It's a SQD, but I don't know if it's homeline or QO


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That is what is known as an "Invisibreaker". LOL
Damn, you edited to add the pic. Now my joke is dumb.

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Here's the front side

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Qo
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can you tell me the difference w/ Homeline (looks, that is)?
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Single pole Homelines are 1 inch wide. QOs are 3/4". Double for 2 poles.
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Homelines look like most other "BR" style 1" breakers.
QO's look like QO's.
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Trip indicator?
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Trip indicator?
That too, on the QO only.
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This is an AFI, does that make a difference in looks?

I've been all over Google, and can't find the images I want :D
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Are you sure that is a AFCI? I've never seen one so messed up looking. I'd bet that is a GFCI breaker.

Anyway, I don't see the visi-trip window, but the other do. Found this pic for you to compare a QO AFCI (left) and a Homeline AFCI (right).
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Now I see the tell-tale sign that it is for sure a QO...the way the breaker connects to the buss bar is very different between QO and Homeline...this is a QO.

(I still don't think its an AFCI tho)
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(I still don't think its an AFCI tho)
It's a GFI.
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Thanks all the comments. Revisiting this because the differences in looks on main bus. Some have what I think are called "straight blade", while others have a curved blade type, like below (ignore the photo-shopping) The reason I ask is the one I replaced (an old QO) had the straight blade, while the new QO had the curved, but the breakers from the old still fit the new, and I thought that was odd - I didn't think, from the looks of the busses, that they would match.


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Home LIne also has the letters HOM right on the breaker.

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