Can I Install a 120 Volt Hour Counter with a 220 Volt Circuit?
No – you cannot connect this hour counter up as you have described, here are your options to make it work…
Electrical Question from Kathy about 220 Volt Wiring Diagram – Hour Counter
Background: Kathy, a Homeowner from Oceanside, CA
Thanks for your electrical question Kathy. No – you cannot connect this hour counter up as you have described because the 220 volt circuit of the vacuum does not have a neutral. So you either need to obtain a 220 volt hour counter or install a separate 120 volt power source to the vacuum unit for the hour counter and install a 220 volt relay which would be used to control the voltage to the hour counter.
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