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Old 7/4/08, 4:19 PM
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Default 1 service panel 2 aux panels

Any issue with this set-up?

200 AMP main service panel with 100 AMP breaker to first aux panel. 100 AMP aux panel has 60 AMP breaker to second aux panel. Thank you
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Any issue with this set-up?

200 AMP main service panel with 100 AMP breaker to first aux panel. 100 AMP aux panel has 60 AMP breaker to second aux panel. Thank you
I can't think of anything right off. Typically, the load side equipment would both be 4 wire feeds.



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Service entrance is 240V. Two hot one neutral.
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I can't think of anything right off. Typically, the load side equipment would both be 4 wire feeds.
I think he means two hot, one neutral plus the bare grounding conductor. All the subs are grounded to the main.

If the wiring has a homehandy look to it, I'd just note it as "amateur workmanship" and maybe advise a check by an electrician.
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I think he means two hot, one neutral plus the bare grounding conductor. All the subs are grounded to the main.
Yes, the neutral and ground are separated and the neutral is isolated at the subpanels, typically.



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