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#69295 - 09/04/06 01:34 PM Portable Power Units  
Yoopersup  Offline
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Does anyone know if they make a portable power unit similar to Levitons (The Box) in Three Phase 120/208 Y.
Thanks in Advance Yoopersup

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#69296 - 09/04/06 01:55 PM Re: Portable Power Units  
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Yep, they do, but much harder to find. There are some for theatrical, and event use. I had to get one a while back. (Cant remember where... A company in Vegas? They made a nice one.) Otherwise, you could make your own..... (Depending on what the final use is - your own, or for sale, if for sale you might want to shift the liability.)

Take a look at what is out there though.... I can see a few things that could be done better than this....
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#69297 - 09/04/06 03:41 PM Re: Portable Power Units  
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These guys might have it, or they (I believe) custom-build. Lex Products

#69298 - 09/04/06 03:44 PM Re: Portable Power Units  
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I know Hubbell makes spider boxes also. But, if you just Google "spider boxes" you'll find more manufacturers and also rental outfits. I don't know if all the brands are U.L.

#69299 - 09/05/06 03:21 AM Re: Portable Power Units  
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Ya know, not thinking "Spider boxes" would produce a good google.... Seemed like a phrase that might get all kinds of wierd items. (Thought I'd give it a letsy) And third shot down, gave this result.
It's a winner for the violation forum, get a good look at the schematic and instructions for taking two different phases via two different 5-15p's! (Although it seems this was written for a Euro audiance, I don't think it kosher there either.)

However, I got this.... Now we're talking! Look at this beast!
[Linked Image]

Found here , but note, most all of these items are cobbled together items tossed on a frame to be moved easily. But seem well made over the internet...... [Linked Image]

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#69300 - 09/08/06 10:54 AM Re: Portable Power Units  
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palo alto, ca usa
Another manufacturer of portable power distribution:

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#69301 - 09/09/06 01:17 PM Re: Portable Power Units  
mvrandazzo  Offline
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Posts: 110
Check out Erickson Products. Heavy duty stuff. And they can customize it for you. We purchased a couple of 3R 75kva 480 volt distro's for temporary outdoor events. A bit pricey though.


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