32VAC sorry forgot the interantional scope of this forum. As Wolfgang says I am in Scotland so working with the UK system. (MEN link is that an earth-neutral link?)
Wolfgang, that is my thinking also but I do not know for shure I will have to go and look at one now.
I was just reading my issue of "Wiring Matters" and there is an artical about small generators and this para got me wondering
A small single phase generator is often run as a floating system. A means of earthing is not required. In such a system the generator is deliberately not connected to external metallic parts nor is one pole of the single phase electrical system connected to earth.
In such a system there is no path for an earth fault current to return to the 'seperated' winding of the generator. Safety must be ensured by meeting the following conditions....."
(no mention of RCDs)
The magazine is not yet posted on the net but I will put in a link once it has been