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#13941 - 09/13/02 05:19 PM 250 V. devices.
Redsy Offline
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Can you install a 250 volt 3-wire twist-lok plug & receptacle on a 120 volt circuit?
Why, or why not?
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#13942 - 09/13/02 06:00 PM Re: 250 V. devices.
waymag Offline
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Well yes it will work but think what will happen when the next guy plugs it into an actual 208 volt circuit. I never recommend doing this.
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#13943 - 09/14/02 04:18 AM Re: 250 V. devices.
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It was a pool receptacle.
I am curious as to whether the voltage rating is a maximum allowable rating or a strict guideline.
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#13944 - 09/14/02 04:57 AM Re: 250 V. devices.
tsolanto Offline
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Registered: 09/03/02
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Loc: Long Island NY
If it is not listed for that specific use you can't use it. Also how would you standardize which side is neutral. Can't do it.
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