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Electrical Question: Where do I wire the floating neutral from a generator to the transfer switch when going straight to a ups system?
- Two legs 120 vac 15kv generator
- Going through a transfer switch to a ups system
This electrical question came from: Chris, a Electrician from Brookeland, Texas
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Thanks for your electrical question Chris.
Electrical Wiring for a Generator and Transfer Switch
- Check the specification of the UPS with respect to the application and transfer switch that you are installing
- Because you are using a UPS these connections must be application specific
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