» Need Electrical Help? Ask the Electrician
Can I get a 120 Volt Outlet From my 230 Volt Well Pump?
Can I get a 120 Volt outlet from my 230 volt well pump and still have the pump operate properly?
Electrical Question from Ray about Outlet Wiring
Received from Ray a Homeowner in Comer, Ga
[ad#block]Question: Can I get a 120 Volt outlet from my 230 volt well pump and still have the pump operate properly?
Thanks for your electrical question.
Ray you could use a Step Down Auto Transformer but I wold not recommended it because the circuit is dedicated for your well pump alone, and your well pump needs the full power. I often recommend that a separate 120 volt line to be installed to a pump house or the better option is to install a sub-panel at the pump house with a 4-wire service large enough to provide power to the well pump and any 120 volt devices that are desired.
The Following links will assist you with your electrical question:
For more information about Outlet Wiring
This link is helpful as a Homeowner
Make sure not to miss these Resources for: How-To-Videos
Be Careful and Be Safe – Never Work on Energized Circuits!
For Best Results Consult a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Locate An Electrical Contractor in Your Area
The following may also be helpful for you:
Electrical Wiring Video #2
Home Electrical Wiring Videos about this Topic and More
Dave's Companion Guide to Home Electrical Wiring:
Be Careful and Be Safe - Never Work on Energized Circuits!
Consult your Local Building Department about Permits and Inspections for all Electric Wiring Projects.
|More articles about 220 Volt Wiring, Electrical and Home Electrical Wiring:|
|« Previous||Next »|
|I added a Phone Jack and my Phone Stopped Working||My Florescent Light Fixtures are Not Working|