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hawk1

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Re: xtb-iir electrical connection
« Reply #15 on: February 09, 2010, 01:41:59 PM »

Yes, I do have a dryer outlet but it was recommended to wire into the breaker box.  The other thing is is that the dryer outlet is a pain to get to.
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Re: xtb-iir electrical connection
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2010, 02:33:13 PM »

Just got my XTB-IIR!    My question is this.  I don't have any open breakers and was wondering if I could or should double up on two of them?  I know a little about wiring.  But my concern is, I don't want to screw up my new toy!  Any help is appreciated.    :)

I don't think it's following code, but I didn't have any open breakers either so I wired it into (doubled it up) with two adjacent 15amp breakers.  It seems to work OK.  Again, I'm pretty sure this isn't to code, but it works.
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Re: xtb-iir electrical connection
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2010, 02:41:43 PM »

Yes, I do have a dryer outlet but it was recommended to wire into the breaker box.  The other thing is is that the dryer outlet is a pain to get to.


I think what was meant by wiring it into the breaker box is installing another 240v outlet near the breaker box. He recommends NEMA 14-20 or 14-30 plugs and outlets.

If you can't do that then the dryer outlet is the second best option, third best would be single phase operation with a passive coupler capacitor at the breaker.
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Re: xtb-iir electrical connection
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2010, 02:44:19 PM »

Thanks for all the input.  I just didn't want to mess up the xtb-iir.    >!
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Re: xtb-iir electrical connection
« Reply #19 on: February 10, 2010, 01:44:15 AM »

amazing...
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Re: xtb-iir electrical connection
« Reply #20 on: February 10, 2010, 07:31:55 AM »

Hi pomprocker,

That looks good!

So, do you have two dryer outlets?  Is that how you are able to do this?

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Re: xtb-iir electrical connection
« Reply #21 on: February 10, 2010, 11:42:40 AM »

no, we have a gas dryer so it only uses the 120v outlet freeing up the 240v outlet.
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Re: xtb-iir electrical connection
« Reply #22 on: February 10, 2010, 12:22:21 PM »

Cool.

That has got to be one of the most elegant XTB-IIR installs I've seen posted.

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