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Old 01-05-2014, 04:39 PM   #1
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Main breaker more circuits then slots?


What does it mean when a main breaker says it has 40 slots but 60 circuits? How do you get 60 circuits from 40 slots?

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Main breaker more circuits then slots?


Sounds like the panel allows the use of tandem breakers which are two single pole breakers that fit in the space of one.

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Sounds like the panel allows the use of tandem breakers which are two single pole breakers that fit in the space of one.
that's kind of what I was thinking,

here's an example of this

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Square-D-...M200/204246799#
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