ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
sec cable code conflict
by jake2018. 11/17/18 11:19 PM
This anti-theist is priceless!!!
by Texas_Ranger. 11/17/18 02:15 PM
High current GFI vs regular GFCI
by Texas_Ranger. 11/17/18 02:07 PM
Single phase and what you call it.
by dsk. 11/12/18 11:10 AM
New in the Gallery:
What is this for?
Plug terminals
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 38 guests, and 21 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Puk Lights #78428
09/23/01 11:38 AM
09/23/01 11:38 AM
D
DUBLIN  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 19
Menasha, WI, USA
When installing lo/vo lighting in a residential dwelling controlled by a wall switch/dimmer, where does your local inspector allow the electronic transformer to be installed? In a junction box, outside the junction box, loose? Where talking about line voltage and lo-voltage together (input 120V 50-60Hz 0.5A, output 12V 20KHz, loads 50W-150W). Most inspector here at least agree that no installation complies 100%.
Any thoughts?


| )ubli| |
2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides
Re: Puk Lights #78429
09/23/01 01:59 PM
09/23/01 01:59 PM
R
Redsy  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 2,056
Bucks County PA
Does anyone make a transformer that mounts on the 6-32 screws with line connections on backside? This way the 120 volt connections could be contained in the box.

Re: Puk Lights #78430
09/23/01 04:29 PM
09/23/01 04:29 PM
D
DUBLIN  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 19
Menasha, WI, USA
Yes most magnetic types are configured like you mentioned (either held by screws or treaded for a lock-nut),but i'm referring to the electronic type, haven't seen one of that design yet.

[This message has been edited by DUBLIN (edited 09-23-2001).]


| )ubli| |
Re: Puk Lights #78431
09/24/01 06:31 PM
09/24/01 06:31 PM
A
Anonymous
Unregistered

Loose is not a good choice. And it cannot be outside the box with 120 V conductors exposed.

There is surely a way to strap it to something or you can drill and tap its mounting bracket for screws.


Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
Attic Rat
Attic Rat
Bergen Co.,N.J. USA
Posts: 524
Joined: December 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Admin 7
Popular Topics(Views)
251,560 Are you busy
188,717 Re: Forum
178,434 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.033s Queries: 14 (0.015s) Memory: 0.9571 MB (Peak: 1.0882 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-11-18 10:08:04 UTC