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Old Wed 22 October 2008, 20:09
jbmclain
Just call me: Joe #42
 
Birmingham, AL
United States of America
Home Supply Requirements

I have an electrician coming over Friday to do some work in my fuse box.

How many lines should I run to my Control box/ Spindle/ Computer? I know this was said before, but I can not find it.
Also, recommended Amps per line.
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Old Wed 22 October 2008, 21:56
dragonfinder1
Just call me: Dave #49
 
Astoria, Oregon
United States of America
I don't know what the power requirements are for the spindle, but for the rest I would have one dedicated line for the dust system ( 20 A), one dedicated line for the power supply ( given a choice I would make that one a 220V line ) and a 15 Amp for the computer. If he is going to run new wires anyway, then the cost to run 20 Amp through out over 15 Amp is not much.

Dave
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Old Thu 23 October 2008, 04:05
jbmclain
Just call me: Joe #42
 
Birmingham, AL
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Thats what I was wanting to know.

Thanks
Joe
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Old Thu 23 October 2008, 08:30
domino11
Just call me: Heath
 
Cornwall, Ontario
Canada
Joe,
Yeah 20 amp circuits for a garage are great, you can put in dual format plugs (15 and 20 amp capable) and plug in whatever you want. The other thing is run a 3 wire and then you can split it off to 2 20 amp plugs at the end and use a double breaker (or fuse) in the box. Only a little more expensive but give you an extra circuit at the end. This is the way I wired my garage and it works great. This technique only works for the 120V circuits.
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