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Old 11-02-2012, 03:36 PM   #1
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nema 6-30r and a 6-20p

i have a 240v plug in my garage on a 30 amp breaker. I want to get a heater that will plug into it. The heater i am looking at has a 6-20p plug on it and the outlet in the garage is a 6-30r. (i looked at a chart online to figure out the plug/receptacle so hopefully those are right).

what is the easiest way to make this work? is there adapters to go in between?

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Old 11-02-2012, 04:21 PM   #2
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nema 6-30r and a 6-20p

You will need to change the breaker to 20 amp if you choose to use a 6-20 receptacle in place of the 6-30.

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Old 11-04-2012, 04:30 AM   #3
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nema 6-30r and a 6-20p

Easier to replace the outlet and breaker with 20 Amp ones, than to try to construct a cheater adapter.

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