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Hello I am powering a large Konica minolta copy / printer it calls for 220 volts 82 amps the run is about 100 feet. what size wire do I need to use

Contractor's Assistant: Have you tried power cycling the appliance -- unplugging it and leaving it off for a few hours?

Looking for advise on the size of wire i need to run

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I already have conduit run there for a different 220 plug I used for a welder but it is currently 10 gauge wire but i am concirned that it is too small to increase to the 82 amp max load

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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

The circuit requires a #4 copper conductor.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok thanks Mike
So I understand I need. #4 Gaug wire to Dunn 100 feet 220 82 Amp. Thanks
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

Anytime, you're welcome. #10 wire is good for 30A.

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