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#9085 - 04/16/02 05:26 PM Receptacle ratings 15-20
Electricmanscott Offline

Registered: 01/12/02
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Loc: Holden, MA USA
May have been covered before but... An inspector told me today that a 15 amp duplex receptacle is not allowed on a 20 amp dedicated circuit. From what I read in the book this would be allowed 210.21(b)(1), (3)because this is not a "single receptacle" as defined by the NEC. He didn't push the issue and signed off on the job but for future reference I would like to hear other opinions.

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#9086 - 04/16/02 05:49 PM Re: Receptacle ratings 15-20
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