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I have a Generac 17KW single phase and have found on ebay a…

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I have a Generac 17KW single phase and have found on ebay a Geracac Olypmian transfer switch how do I know if it is single phase. The seller does not know ???

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

I have not purchased the Generac Transfer switch , it is a good buy and thinking of buying one

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

No i will have a certified electrician do the installation.

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

Not at this time. How can i tell if the Generac Olympian transfer switch is single phase

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1) The transfer switch should contain a label with the phase information and model number.

If the transfer switch was installed at a single family dwelling, it will be single phase.

If installed at a commercial application, the transfer switch can either be single or three phase.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It was installed in an industrial application. It would not work with a single phase home use .

Thanks for the reply.

1) Industrial applications utilize either single or three phase or both. Although three phase utility grid voltage is the most common. If installed from a previous industrial application, most likely it is a 3-phase switch.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank You for your help .Seller got back it was 3 phase would not work for my single phase home

No problem, glad to assist. That is what I figured.

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Take care and have a great weekend............Thanks again............Kevin:)

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