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Old 01-06-2010, 10:51 PM   #1
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overload circuit with heat lamps?

I need to plug in two 250watt heat lamps into two GFCI outlets which may be wired together. I'm not sure what else might be on the same breaker but the lamps would probably be used only for a couple nights so the other loads would be minimal. Any idea how much current these things draw? I'm a little concerned as I plan to leave them on while I sleep.
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:08 PM   #2
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250 watts divided by 120 volts =2.08 amps each.
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Old 01-07-2010, 05:59 AM   #3
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To remove a plug fuse, grasp it by the rim and turn counterclockwise. To be on the safe side, use only one hand, keep the other hand in your pocket (in this way you avoid making a ground contact). Make sure that you stand on a dry surface. As an extra safety precaution, you can keep a board (a 16-inch length of 2-by-6 is ideal) on the floor by the panel. Standing on this will provide additional insulation when you replace fuses.
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