Microwave Oven and Mini Fridge Outlet
Can a microwave and mini fridge share the same duplex?
Microwave Oven Outlet
Electrical Question: Can a microwave and mini fridge share the same duplex?
Circuit Breaker for a Microwave Oven Outlet
Can a Sharp Household Microwave 1000W & Midea Mini Fridge 0.85A 72W share the same duplex?
The microwave is used occasionally by one person only at lunch.
I don?t have access to the breaker panel to know the circuit rating.
Additional Comments: Looks helpful
This electrical wiring question came from David in Glen Allen, Virginia.
Microwave Oven Circuit Outlet
Application: Circuit for a Microwave Outlet.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Certified Electrician.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the Wall Outlet, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the Wall Outlet should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in your specific area of Virginia. A permit and inspections may also be required.
Circuit Breaker a Wall Outlet in a Hallway
This electrical wiring project is about Circuit Breaker a Wall Outlet in the Hallway of a Duplex.
Wall Outlet Circuit Breaker
- David, from the information you have provided,this would depend, if the duplex outlet is served by a dedicated circuit, or if it is on a shared branch circuit where other outlets and devices are connected.
- It also depends on the amperage of the circuit, if it is 15amps, or 20amps.
- If this is a 15amp (1800 watts) dedicated circuit then the circuit should not trip or become overloaded.
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