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#211696 - 11/11/13 01:22 PM Electronic Version of Code Books  
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Maybe some of the group know this but I thought I'd post it anyway. If you have an iPhone or iPad you can get the 2011 edition of the NEC for $12 at the app store. The hand book is quite another story. It cost $112 as I recall. The hand book work very nice on the iPad but not as nice on the iPhone due to the size of the screen.

Sorry Android people but it's only available for the iPhone and iPad.


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#211697 - 11/11/13 04:23 PM Re: Electronic Version of Code Books [Re: George Little]  
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George:
Thanks for the info.


John

#211700 - 11/11/13 07:03 PM Re: Electronic Version of Code Books [Re: George Little]  
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It is strange NFPA would give them a deal like that.
I wonder what Apple did for NFPA?


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#211713 - 11/12/13 04:01 PM Re: Electronic Version of Code Books [Re: George Little]  
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I have the PDF '14 NEC from NFPA, as part of the '14 package of softbound, changes and PDF.

I asked Bill if he had it available, but only NFPA has the PDF.

I miss the handbook version that was previously available on CD/DVD, as also the regular NEC version. I guess the days of buying a 'hard version' of any electronic media are becoming as scarce as porcelin wire nuts.



John

#211738 - 11/13/13 10:48 PM Re: Electronic Version of Code Books [Re: George Little]  
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John,

I have some porcelain wire nuts! smile



#211739 - 11/14/13 01:48 AM Re: Electronic Version of Code Books [Re: harold endean]  
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Originally Posted by harold endean
John,

I have some porcelain wire nuts! smile



They still use them in high temp appliances like ranges.


Greg Fretwell

#211741 - 11/14/13 07:17 AM Re: Electronic Version of Code Books [Re: George Little]  
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Are the PDF versions of the code searchable? I can find things quickly by looking in the book, but would like to be able to search for answers like I can with google.


#211742 - 11/14/13 09:40 AM Re: Electronic Version of Code Books [Re: George Little]  
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Yes you can 'search'. It is not as fast as Google, but it works.



John

#211750 - 11/15/13 12:00 AM Re: Electronic Version of Code Books [Re: George Little]  
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hmmm... I just went to the App Store and it was $29.99



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