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When I use my 5K generator, during power outage, I never know when power supply is back on. This is only a problem during daylight hours and I usually check power at the breaker panel with a voltmeter.
I would like to have some ideas about hooking up a buzzer to the incoming power supply (before main breaker)
Is there such a device available or would this thought be unsafe?
 

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You could have an indicator light and a buzzer,
It would have to have its own breaker,
and be clearly labelled.
But check the electrical codes in your area
as different areas have different requirements.
It would only be dangerous if not done correcttly !
Such as no breaker or not labeled correcttly.


When I use my 5K generator, during power outage, I never know when power supply is back on. This is only a problem during daylight hours and I usually check power at the breaker panel with a voltmeter.
I would like to have some ideas about hooking up a buzzer to the incoming power supply (before main breaker)
Is there such a device available or would this thought be unsafe?
 

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Most power companies are using electronic meters these days. Just look at the display on the meter: If it's blank, the power is still out. If you have indication, the power has been restored.

If you don't have an electronic-type meter, call your POCO and ask if they would upgrade yours .... :whistling2:
 
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