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Altering Generator Transfer Switch Connections

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

The Importance of Properly Sizing a Generator and Transfer Switch: The amperage size of the plug has internal protection in place and changing sizes of any of these parts would greatly affect the integrity of the circuit design and could cause some potential damage.

Understanding Generator and Transfer Switch Sizing

Electrical Question: I need to be able to plug my generator with a 3  prong locking 125/250v 30amp receptacle into my transfer switch which has a “4” prong locking 125/250 volt 50 amp plug.

Background: Rob, a Homeowner from Lithia, Florida

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Rob.

The Importance of Properly Sizing a Generator and Transfer Switch

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