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Old 05-09-2011, 05:43 PM   #1
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Meter Socket Manual Gen Transfer Switch


I am looking to install a Manual Transfer Switch
into the Service Entry Meter Socket. This would
make the install cheap... and without having to
move the main service entrance panel or meter box.
I found an Onan Load Transfer Switch
[Model ETUMP -200A / 100A Gen side ]

...But I cannot find a dealer to buy one from.
Perhaps discontinued...???
Is this available or is there another simple solution
like this that does not require installing a new
switch box and running
wires etc?

BTW, Here is the link to the full 2pg ONAN spec
(pdf) of the image shown below:
ONAN specs (pdf)

-Bob


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Old 05-09-2011, 06:43 PM   #2
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That fiiting would need to be approved by your power company. Check to see if they will allow its use.

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Thanks, Jim... I'll ask http://cmpco.com my power company.

In the mean time, I found another possibility...
http://generlink.com
I sent them an email... looks like they prefer to sell
to power companies to offer as a service...

-Bob
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Ok so I found GenerLink... and available from local company and works with my power company... http://generlink.com ...Looks like a smarter version of the Onan that I was looking for and didn't find. Price quote was under $700. for the item... (+install by electrician).
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