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Will an afci & gfci work together? #179534
07/17/08 06:28 PM
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sid123456  Offline OP
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are there any problems with having an afci circuit and a gfci outlet together? I have a sink in a bedroom.

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Re: Will an afci & gfci work together? [Re: sid123456] #179537
07/17/08 09:23 PM
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Theelectrikid  Offline
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There shouldn't be, but I can't speak from experience.

But a sink in a bedroom?

Ian A.


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Re: Will an afci & gfci work together? [Re: Theelectrikid] #179538
07/17/08 09:43 PM
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Re: Will an afci & gfci work together? [Re: sparkyinak] #179542
07/18/08 06:50 AM
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SteveFehr  Offline
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I put GFCI receptacles on all the circuits in my addition, even the AFCI ones. Haven't had an issue. They're looking for different voltage/current responses, and shouldn't conflict.

Re: Will an afci & gfci work together? [Re: SteveFehr] #179546
07/18/08 04:51 PM
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I have put gfi outlets on afi protected circuits for christmas candle lights in bedrooms and garages with no problem


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