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  1. Question: 250 volt outlets

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    Hi, Are you in Canada? All I can see is your...

    Hi, Are you in Canada?

    All I can see is your panelboard, which tells me that you have a 30 amp 2pole circuit.

    Without proper protection between the end of this circuit and the actual...
  2. Question: 250 volt outlets

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    One last thought, what is the amperage that your...

    One last thought, what is the amperage that your 250 V receptacle is connected to. Also, what is the voltage at the receptacle?
  3. Question: 250 volt outlets

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    Okay, the short circuit /ground fault circuit...

    Okay, the short circuit /ground fault circuit breakers are 15 Amp, one per hot (red/black) conductor.
  4. Question: 250 volt outlets

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    Okay, from the panelboard to the motor controller...

    Okay, from the panelboard to the motor controller you need to have a minimum of 14 /3 AWG conductors. The controller will need 15 Amp Dual Element Time Delay fuses one for each of the hot conductors...
  5. Question: 250 volt outlets

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    Thanks for the pic. Now, are you planning on...

    Thanks for the pic. Now, are you planning on using the low voltage (120 V) or the high voltage (208/230 V) connections.

    That will have an effect on the conductors and upstream circuit breaker you...
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    Where are you located? The existing wiring you...

    Where are you located? The existing wiring you describe would is for a 240vac circuit (three wire)

    Please give us the manufacturer and model number of the fan you are trying to install.
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    I know this may be redundant, but were the...

    I know this may be redundant, but were the connections (rewire) at the oven connected properly?

    You should not be surprised about the voltage on the ground. Remember, the Neutral (Current carrying...
  8. Question: 250 volt outlets

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    Okay, it is not as simple as you think it is. ...

    Okay, it is not as simple as you think it is. Motors cannot be just dropped on a circuit.

    To begin with, motors have a whole unit of electric code (Section 430 of the electrical code). The motor...
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    Good morning. Just checking in on you. It...

    Good morning. Just checking in on you. It really sounds as if you are not properly grounded. Did you recheck all your connections yet?
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    Well that's seriously not good! Kill the...

    Well that's seriously not good!

    Kill the circuit breaker or remove the fuses, whichever you have for the oven's circuit,

    Remove the oven and inspect the cable connection area on the oven. ...
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    You can use it as a two conductor (Black, Red and...

    You can use it as a two conductor (Black, Red and ground). The delivery folks converted the device for you. You need to purchase the correct amperage three wire cable and plug for your unit and...
  12. What you gave me does work and yield the value I...

    What you gave me does work and yield the value I need for the column. The modified formula I used is "=$C6:$C20/(3435*-1).

    That gets the correct values for each column entry. I realize I could...
  13. I'll try that now. THANKS!

    I'll try that now. THANKS!
  14. Yes, I know that. The formula I use is...

    Yes, I know that. The formula I use is "=C14/inc" inc is a defined name and contains 3435*-1. This will yield a positive percentage. The value of C14 will always be a negative number.

    I have a...
  15. Set up XL formula to calculate a column and ret percent

    I have a column of expenses C8:C21. The column is defined as Currency and is all negative values.

    I want to create a formula that will fill in another column with the percent for each dollar...
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    Was the fan working properly before or is this a...

    Was the fan working properly before or is this a new installation?

    How is the light supposed to be controlled:

    Wall switch, pull switch on the fan or a remote unit?

    Can you help us please.
  17. My first thought is to return it to the store as...

    My first thought is to return it to the store as defective.

    Since you have provided no information on the model of the light pack or the installation instructions we are at a loss to help you.
    ...
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    Chuck, This sounds like you are describing a...

    Chuck,

    This sounds like you are describing a Multiwire (shared neutral) circuit.

    It seems to me that you have an open neutral somewhere in the circuit and you are dumping 240 Vac across a 120...
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    Ziggy, I apologize for not responding sooner. ...

    Ziggy, I apologize for not responding sooner.

    As to your question, what type of heat do you have? Normally household heat is 240VAC, not 120 VAC.

    Regardless, you need to know the amperage...
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    There are several possible reasons. 1) While...

    There are several possible reasons.

    1) While the ground wires are connected in the plastic box, the ground wire may be open between the panel box and the junction box.
    2) The main panelboard may...
  21. I will not address the technical aspects of this...

    I will not address the technical aspects of this question. You really don't want to do that!!

    If for any reason you fall off that seat, those safety switches immediately kill the engine and stop...
  22. Just exactly how do you think the various utility...

    Just exactly how do you think the various utility companies get the data they need to bill you for the electricity you use.
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    Do you understand what a GFIC receptacle/breaker...

    Do you understand what a GFIC receptacle/breaker are for? They are personal safety devices that are in place to prevent an electrocution, not as overcurrent protection. That is the purpose of a...
  24. Question: Ignition

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    If this is an auto battery, and the clicking is...

    If this is an auto battery, and the clicking is fast pitch, the battery still does not have enough amps. Best bet would be to get a set of jumper cables and have some one jump start your vehicle,...
  25. Okay, several things could have happened here. ...

    Okay, several things could have happened here.

    Voltage surge being most likely, loss of Neutral to a multi-wire circuit which would drop 240 VAC across the circuit and fry everything in the...
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    I did a quick Bing search and this model; number...

    I did a quick Bing search and this model; number came back as Hunter ceiling fan.

    That said, head to Home Depot and pick up one of their Universal Fan switches.

    A word of warning, before you...
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    Ceiling Fan? Kitchen Exhaust Fan? Bathroom...

    Ceiling Fan? Kitchen Exhaust Fan? Bathroom Exhaust Fan? Workshop Exhaust Fan?
  28. Question: Animated movie

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    Disney did an animated movie set in Hawaii about...

    Disney did an animated movie set in Hawaii about a little girl that finds a creature from space. "Lilo & Stitch"

    There are sections of that movie that have men in black suits looking for the girl...
  29. Question: Need MOvie

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    International? "The Third Man", "The Spy Who...

    International? "The Third Man", "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold"

    Domestic U.S.A.: "Seven Days in May". Integration: "The Road to Glory"
  30. Question: Xmas Lights

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    Indoor or outdoor? Christmas tree light...

    Indoor or outdoor?

    Christmas tree light strings are very different. Some have limitations on the number of strings that can be joined together.

    Again, the total load of the lights needs to...
  31. Question: Germanium Diode

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    Well first of all, this is a home DIY electrical...

    Well first of all, this is a home DIY electrical forum, not an electronic engineering forum.

    Second, you haven't asked a question.

    Third, you haven't given us any information.

    My suggestion...
  32. Question: Fault modling on ATP

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    This is a home "Electrical-Lighting" forum, not a...

    This is a home "Electrical-Lighting" forum, not a forum for electrical engineering. Wave form analysis and or IEEE 14 analysis are way beyond the scope of this forum.
  33. Question: Run 220 to garage

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    You need to determine the load (amperage) that...

    You need to determine the load (amperage) that the shop will need. Trying to figure the size of the cable from your home to the secondary panel at the shop is impossible with the information you...
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    Wow, first call to the police department...

    Wow, first call to the police department regarding your neighbor.

    Is this property a stand-alone residence or an apartment complex.

    In general, yes you have to have a main disconnect for the...
  35. Question: Ceiling Fan

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    Good morning Pastor, You are correct, the...

    Good morning Pastor,

    You are correct, the chances of both switches being knocked out at the same time are slim. Not impossible but slim.

    Start with the circuit. Is there anything else on...
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    Okay, I guess I don't fully understand your...

    Okay, I guess I don't fully understand your question. If the battery is packaged properly there is no danger in transporting it anywhere.
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    Not to be a "Smart a***", but is the battery in...

    Not to be a "Smart a***", but is the battery in question damaged in any way?
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    First, when you do what you are attempting to do,...

    First, when you do what you are attempting to do, you violate the design of the product and move outside of the product test environment used by UL prior to listing the product.

    That said, using...
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    Andy, Are you still working on this issue?

    Andy,

    Are you still working on this issue?
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    Andy, You need to place this question in...

    Andy,

    You need to place this question in context with what you are trying to do.

    For example are you trying to print a "bit image" byte sequence? Are you just issuing print commands for the...
  41. Question: How Much!!

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    Well, first of all, NMB (ROMEX is a trade name)...

    Well, first of all, NMB (ROMEX is a trade name) is not listed as an outdoor cable regardless of whether it is inside conduit or not. Not ALLOWED! It is a "dry" area only cable. Outdoor conduit is...
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    Not to be antagonistic, but if the owner intended...

    Not to be antagonistic, but if the owner intended for 20 amp circuits he's not getting them.
  43. There is no regulation as to the height. 18"...

    There is no regulation as to the height. 18" from the floor to the center of the outlet box is the normal, however, you can go higher if you choose to.
  44. It's a simple test. You select "Print Test Page"...

    It's a simple test. You select "Print Test Page" and if the page prints, Windows has spooled (sorry, "spooled" is a fancy word for sent data) the information to the printer.
  45. What is the operating system you are using. If...

    What is the operating system you are using. If it is Windows I've got a shot at helping you.

    First, loading a driver is normally a software issue, not hardware.

    Open the control panel, go to...
  46. Okay, you need to give us a lot more information,...

    Okay, you need to give us a lot more information, particularly what HP support did for that hour.

    Question, can you see the printer in your system? Question, are you connecting to the printers...
  47. Question: GFI Question

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    The counter GFCI receps. In the kitchen should...

    The counter GFCI receps. In the kitchen should not extend beyond the kitchen - dining room.

    The only way a switch could interfere with the operation of the GFCI receps. Is if it is on the supply...
  48. Question: GFI Question

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    No. How are you testing the GFCI for the OFF...

    No. How are you testing the GFCI for the OFF condition?
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    I don't understand your question. If you are...

    I don't understand your question.

    If you are in an apartment complex, then you should already have your own service and the apartment complex should have a separate meter for all common areas.
    ...
  50. I did not look in the BIOS, how can I get to it?

    I did not look in the BIOS, how can I get to it?
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