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220, 230 or 240 volts, is it 110 or 120 volts? #163262
05/04/07 09:47 PM
05/04/07 09:47 PM
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kyelectric  Offline OP
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Just wondering. When I measure the voltage in a panel across the line conductors I read 218 on my voltmeter. Is that a low reading on a 240 volt system or a high reading on a 120 - 208 system? From one leg to neutral I read 125 volts.

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Re: 220, 230 or 240 volts, is it 110 or 120 volts? [Re: kyelectric] #163270
05/05/07 05:00 AM
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There are adjustment connections in a transformer if the incoming voltage is low or high you can move the tap connections to get the correct voltage range

Re: 220, 230 or 240 volts, is it 110 or 120 volts? [Re: kyelectric] #163273
05/05/07 07:17 AM
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Originally Posted by kyelectric
Just wondering. When I measure the voltage in a panel across the line conductors I read 218 on my voltmeter. Is that a low reading on a 240 volt system or a high reading on a 120 - 208 system? From one leg to neutral I read 125 volts.


If all 3 L-L voltages are the same and all 3 L-N voltages are also the same then you have a 208Y/120 system with above normal voltage.



Last edited by JBD; 05/05/07 07:19 AM.

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