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#102347 - 01/19/06 09:08 PM arc faults
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anyone know if there is a problem putting a gfci receptacle on a arc fault protected branch circuit?

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#102348 - 01/20/06 06:46 PM Re: arc faults
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I do not think it would pose a problem.

Check out the link and scroll down to
"Will an AFCI trip when testing a GFCI receptacle installed on the same circuit?"


http://www.sea.siemens.com/reselec/product/rzafcifaq.html#12

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#102349 - 01/25/06 08:06 PM Re: arc faults
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Thanks for the link. It is not something I have done in the past, but I had some AFCI circuits that were lightly loaded, and decided to throw the ensuite on with them.

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