August 15, 2012
I recently installed this 10 circuit tranfer switch.....there are NO 10amp breakers in this transfer switch....only six 15amp and four 20amp. I only needed one 20amp (refrigerator) so i called RELIANCE and they sent me 3 15amp breakers and i removed the 20amp breakers and replaced them with the 15amp. You CANNOT power a 30, 50, or 60amp circuit with this, and most, transfer switches (ie. you cannot run your central A/C (50amp) or your dryer, but definitely your furnace (15amp)). 30amp refers to the generator capacity...most generators are either 30amp or 20 amp (mostly 30) and deliver x amt of wattage 5,500w....7,000w....7,500w....etc. Remember, this is for emergencies....hook up the 10 circuits that you will need, just make sure they are either 15amp circuits or 20amp circuits (refrig, washer)...NO 30, 50, or 60amp circuits can be handled by this device - period! You can run a window unit AC via a 15 amp circuit but not a central ac unit most use50amp
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