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#13941 - 09/13/02 08:19 PM 250 V. devices.  
Redsy  Offline
Joined: Mar 2001
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Bucks County PA
Can you install a 250 volt 3-wire twist-lok plug & receptacle on a 120 volt circuit?
Why, or why not?

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#13942 - 09/13/02 09:00 PM Re: 250 V. devices.  
waymag  Offline
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dallas, texas, USA
Well yes it will work but think what will happen when the next guy plugs it into an actual 208 volt circuit. I never recommend doing this.

#13943 - 09/14/02 07:18 AM Re: 250 V. devices.  
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It was a pool receptacle.
I am curious as to whether the voltage rating is a maximum allowable rating or a strict guideline.

#13944 - 09/14/02 07:57 AM Re: 250 V. devices.  
tsolanto  Offline
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Long Island NY
If it is not listed for that specific use you can't use it. Also how would you standardize which side is neutral. Can't do it.

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