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From: "Don Barr"
Subject: Re: what is max current from typical circuit breakers and power line.
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Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2002 02:55:56 GMT
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Organization: Road Runner - Texas
"David Jones" wrote in message
> How much is the maximum current i can get if I use all my outlets? I have
> three floor house and am not sure if my max is 15 amps per circuit breaker
> fuse or what. also, how much is the maximum amount of current I can get
> from the power lines coming into the house if I wanted to upgrade my
Many homes in the US are built with either 100A or 200A service. The
larger service is usually found on the "all-electric" homes, as you would
expect. Check the norm where you live.
Don't "upgrade" your circuit breakers without "upgrading" the house
wiring, doing otherwise increases the risk of fire and will also likely
violate local codes. The proper method is to upgrade your service (main
breaker & master breaker panel) then add additional circuits, with
appropriate breakers, to the home. This will ensure that each circuit is
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