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I have purchased a gyms3kw inverter, and am enquiring about

I have purchased a gyms3kw inverter, and am enquiring about grounding this inverter. I can not find any information regarding attaching it to ground(gns). I see there is a ground wire with alligator clip just not sure what the alligator clip should attach to as there is no pipes etc... In this garage also the provided ground wire is quite short in length.It is a solar panel installation that is off grid (solar panel --> batteries (chained) --> 3k power inverter ---> appliances)I know it is a basic question but I want to set it up right first time.Main question is: Is it a must to get a grounding spike with wire or is it needed at all as some appliances use ground and others don't.

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Installing 200 amp meter pole home. what size wire 80 feet

installing 200 amp meter pole for mobile home. what size wire for a 80 feet run from meter pole to main breaker panel in house?JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: not sure if I can use 2/0 or 3/0JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: no

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I 't have a code book in front of me but I remember in my

I don't have a code book in front of me but I remember in my latest code update course that we are now required to carry the neutral conductor into the switch box correct? The reason for this was because of so many electronic devices now requiring a neutral connection. I'm just verifying this. Thanks, Chris.

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I have to help plan on installing 4 campground pedestals.

I have to help plan on installing 4 campground pedestals. 50/30/20.JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: Just 2 days, I assume I have to run 50 amp wire to each pedestal.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: No, I'm just figureing out the electrical portion of itJA: Sometimes electrical issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Electrician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.Customer: OkJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: They will have 4 panels. A panel 400 amp with 2 sets of 4. B panel 400 amp with 2 sets of 4. C Panal 600 amp 2 sets of 4 and 1 set of 3 as well as D panalJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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Just trying to figure out what gauge wire to use 15A circuit

Just trying to figure out what gauge wire to use for a 15A circuit to supply power to outdoor receptacles. The distance from the panel to the outside junction box is 79ft, then another 75ft to the first receptacle, then another 33fr to the 2nd receptacle and lastly 49ft to the 3rd receptacle (so a total run of 236ft)JA: Sometimes electrical issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Electrician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: I was hoping to :)JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: The run from the house to the first receptacle is located at a shed to which power for a light is also being wired. So, to that pointthe run is at 154ft (distance for wiring within the shed itself would be say 15ft).JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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HAYWARD POOL Heater Model HP50TA requires 20 amp breaker. It

HAYWARD POOL Heater Model HP50TA requires 20 amp breaker. It is 240v.60hz,2400watts. The heater is 70 feet from electrical box. What size wire do I use for the run? Must I use a two pole GFI breaker in the box?

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I have a pond pump about 400ft from my barn that needs a new

hiJA: Hi. How can we be of help?Customer: I have a pond pump about 400ft from my barn that needs a new power runJA: Sometimes electrical issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Electrician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.Customer: The pump is 220v 1/2 hpJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: I run a light kit that pulls 12vJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: I also run a transformer that user 115vJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.Customer: I will have a future driveway gate run off the pond panel

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I'm adding an electric pool cover to my existing in ground

HiI'm adding an electric pool cover to my existing in ground pool. The electrical specs call for a #8 awg bond wire with a two feet end to be attached to the a bar on the pool cover on both ends. I don't currently have any bonding wire in these areas. What do I need to install? A ground rod?? If so how deep do I go? Has anyone done this before for an electric pool cover?Thanks.

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I need to clarify something regarding the meter location of

Hi Pearl, I need to clarify something regarding the meter location of service entrance on a residential home. Currently the meter is located between the bathroom window and back door. The pole (mast) is within 13 inches of the bathroom window and 10 inches of the door. I am upgrading service to 200 A using a 2" pole, new 200 A meter box, and 4/0 aluminum wire. Will the NEC 2014 allow me to keep the service entrance (overhead feed) in the same location or will I have to relocate away from the window and door?JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: Currently the meter is original, aprox. 40-50 years old. Wanting to upgrade.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Yes, already have the county permit, meter box, and 2" conduit.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: That's it at the moment.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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