Hot Tub Circuit Requirements and Electrical Wiring
Can I use a voltage converter for a hot tub? My new hot tub requires 220volts and i was wondering if I could use a step up voltage converter from 110v to 220v and still work for the hot tub.
220 Volt Hot Tub
Question: Can I use a voltage converter for a hot tub?
I am having a hot tub installed on my back patio, it is 220 and I was wondering if I could use a step up voltage converter from 110volt to 220volt and still work for the hot tub?
Background: Tristan, a Homeowner from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Thanks for your electrical question Tristan.
Electrical Wiring for a 220 Volt Hot Tub
I do not recommend using a voltage converter for a hot tub circuit, because Hot Tubs require a dedicated circuit, and this circuit must provide GFCI protection. A typical hot tub circuit will be a 50 or 60 amp 240 volt 4-wire circuit depending on the size and specified requirements stated in the installation manual.
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