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Old 10-03-2009, 11:37 AM   #1
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I have a 400 amp service. I thinks it's really just 2, 200 amp services run to 2 separate panels. There are 2 separate shut offs outside, but just 1 meter. I also have a 100 amp generator panel fed from the second 200 amp panel. Can I use just one whole house surge protector or do I need one for each 200 amp panel. There is plenty of room in the 200 amp panels, but the 100 amp generator panel is full.

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Old 10-04-2009, 07:25 AM   #2
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if rated for the 400 amp then you can use one surge protector. Panasonic makes a good one for this job.

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Old 10-04-2009, 10:34 AM   #3
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If you are in FL you need pretty hefty protection.
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Old 10-04-2009, 11:39 AM   #4
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If you have 2 panels you would need one for each panel.
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