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#120463 04/11/05 10:55 PM
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Hotel DIY Installation:

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#120464 04/11/05 11:35 PM
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I once stayed in a hotel that had a box configuration like this by the sink. There was a single outlet in one box and another duplex right next to it. It was connected with a peice of copper pipe, and no fittings. I was in no hurry to check back in after I left.

#120465 04/12/05 10:11 AM
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...Plus, I'd be willing to bet that the neutral from the 120V receptacle is connected to an uninsulated EGC in that 240v receptacle in order to derive the "correct" voltage.

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#120466 04/29/05 11:55 PM
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Not to mention no ground for the duplex . . . unless, of course, the white is both ground and neutral.


Larry Fine
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