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back up generator layout #32564
12/28/03 02:21 PM
12/28/03 02:21 PM
Randy  Offline OP
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 25
Concord, Va.
looking for back up generator schematic.

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Re: back up generator layout #32565
12/28/03 02:31 PM
12/28/03 02:31 PM
iwire  Offline
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 4,391
North Attleboro, MA USA
Randy you need to be a little more specific.

The generator itself, the engine or how it ties into the building.

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Re: back up generator layout #32566
12/28/03 02:45 PM
12/28/03 02:45 PM
Randy  Offline OP
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 25
Concord, Va.
I'm looking for a general hook up that most home owners request evryday. Any type of generator to the panel to the tranfer switch or switch panel combination. how each circuit is connected to both panels.

Re: back up generator layout #32567
12/29/03 07:24 PM
12/29/03 07:24 PM
Joey D  Offline
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 259
Arlington MA U.S.
Depends on the system. You could get a panel with a manual transfer switch built in, it's a fance metal plate that slides back and forth between the main and the breaker used to back feed the panel from the generator.


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