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#37719 - 05/05/04 08:18 AM meter mounted transfer switch
jdevlin Offline
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Registered: 08/07/02
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Loc: welland ontario canada
I was speaking to my Generator service tech today. He described a transfer switch that mounts in the meter base. You/POCO removes the meter. The switch plugs into the meter socket and the meter plugs back into the switch.
I thought this was a great idea but I can't find any info on it. He could not remember the brand. He said Whitby Hydro was where he saw them but I can't find anything on their site.

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#37720 - 05/05/04 02:17 PM Re: meter mounted transfer switch
chi spark Offline
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Registered: 01/06/04
Posts: 102
Loc: Chicago IL USA
This is functionally what you describe, but looks more involved than the plug-n-play type your tech indicated.

http://eylanderelectriccom.verizonsupersite.com/meterbasecombos/

or this: http://home.att.net/~kstansbury/meter_base.htm

I did search of "meter socket transfer"
and "meter base transfer" on google

[This message has been edited by chi spark (edited 05-05-2004).]

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#37721 - 05/05/04 02:32 PM Re: meter mounted transfer switch
NJwirenut Offline
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Registered: 09/15/01
Posts: 816
Loc: Bergen County, NJ
I think he meant something like this:
http://www.generlink.com

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#37722 - 05/05/04 03:08 PM Re: meter mounted transfer switch
jdevlin Offline
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Registered: 08/07/02
Posts: 402
Loc: welland ontario canada
The generlink looks like it might the unit he was refering to. He did say it was 200 amp transfer switch.

Thanks.

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