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how do i wire a dayton 2yu68 208v 7.5kw 60hz heater in my garage?also the heater shows .6 in the amps box is this correct
 

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You will have to wait for one of the sparkies to give you the right answer but..... If I'm right you have to get a transformer because 208 volts is gotten from 3 phase power witch you don't have at a residence.
 

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how do i wire a dayton 2yu68 208v 7.5kw 60hz heater in my garage?also the heater shows .6 in the amps box is this correct
No, .6A is not even remotely close. That heater will draw 36A @ 208v.

That same heater will provide approximately 10kW wired at 240v and draw approximately 42 amps. This will require a 60A circuit.

The fan will most likely be fine at 240v so you should be OK, but 10kW is a bunch of heat. Do you really want to use electric heat?
 

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It also has a 24 volt contactor coil but it doesn't say whether a transformer is included. I'd take it back and get the 2YU66 or 69. If you got it from WW.
 

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:confused1:so the heater can be wired to 240v at 60 amp breaker? it will only be used as a secondary heat sourse so electric heat is ok.also you said i need a transformer there is something in the heater that says attach thermostat wire here at two terminals and has a 24v tag on it
 
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