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Old 10-09-2012, 03:36 PM   #31
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Looking tp put a 240v outlet in garage.


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Sweet! So then I can just run some 12awg from the 30amp 240volt breaker directly to my Voltec unit then, correct? (I will most likely run it in conduit up the wall, across the ceiling, and down the other wall)
Normally you will need #10 wiring for a 30 amp circuit.

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Looked up the specs for that unit:

208/240 VAC 15 amp (20 amp circuit) 2 wire with ground

Use a 20 amp 2 pole breaker, not a 30 amp breaker and you can use #12 wire or cable

https://homecharging.spx.com/volt/pdf/GM10-463A.pdf

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Looking tp put a 240v outlet in garage.


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Normally you will need #10 wiring for a 30 amp circuit.

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Looked up the specs for that unit:

208/240 VAC 15 amp (20 amp circuit) 2 wire with ground

Use a 20 amp 2 pole breaker, not a 30 amp breaker and you can use #12 wire or cable

https://homecharging.spx.com/volt/pdf/GM10-463A.pdf

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