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#205679 03/21/12 04:37 PM
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I just had a call from a client that will be installing one of these on a bidet
he says it has a very short cord and needs a receptacle I assume gfci protected and I assume the bidet can not block the receptacle I assume it can be on the same circuit as the counter GFCI
has anyone wired for one of these yet ??

http://amdmllc.com/?page_id=330

He purchased it at costco

dougwells #205683 03/22/12 08:45 AM
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Doug:
I have seen a few <4 of a similar item, don't know the brand name. They were installed with a direct 20 amp circuit w/GFI protection, based on the mfg instructions.
Installs were by the same EC; a single 20 amp recept, on a GF breaker.

The link to your unit does not appear to have any 'spec'; it mentions hot water, warm air, heated seat, etc. But no data.

Depending on the actual load, tie-in to the bath circuit may be an issue. I am not familiar with the CEC regs, so the ball is in your court.




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dougwells #205684 03/22/12 11:51 AM
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I been trying to find info on it also, I told the customer that it may require its own circuit.

dougwells #205685 03/22/12 12:57 PM
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I called the Customer back, The wife had actually read the instructions the unit has a hot water heater and draws 700 W so it will need its own GFCI circuit,

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http://mybootybath.com/

Click it.

Then click the video.

Somehow I don't see this insta-hot load ever running at the same time as a hair dryer.

Anyhow, it looks like it could be a warm product. Every unit is going to need an electrician -- fishing Romex time and again.


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Done, now I see what it is. They may be returning it to Costco the expense of a separate circuit was too much

dougwells #205694 03/22/12 09:01 PM
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Doug:
<$500 for a 'toilet seat' & quibble over the professional installation cost?? Hope they don't just go & buy an orange extension cord!! LOL



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A water fountain for Rover.

twh #205696 03/22/12 10:13 PM
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Originally Posted by twh
A water fountain for Rover.


I never thought of that,:)

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Since I can't imagine this unit ever running at the same time as any other receptacle load in such a space...

( Think on it... )

I'd simply install a GFCI receptacle off of a lightly loaded circuit.

The 700 Watts are a joke considering the amount of time they'll be drawn.

I think these gadgets are going to make a big splash.

BTW, the warm seat is a huge seller.

It sells itself...

And flushes itself, too.

It also soft-closes.

These are the greatest gadgets since the disposal.


Tesla

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