How to Calculate the Power Load on a 120/240 Electrical Circuit?

Answer Most homes come equipped with a 120/240 dual power feed. One hundred twenty volts is common for small appliances such as lamps, TVs and small kitchen appliances such as toasters and microwaves. The... Read More »

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If you use the wrong household AC electrical power adapter to give power to something what part of its circuit will be damaged?

This question could be understood in two different ways and both ways would make good sense! So two separate answers are given below. ANSWER 1 If the question is asking which part of a circuit woul... Read More »

Should circuit breakers be flipped during a power failure from an electrical storm?

On One Hand: Electrical SafetyWhen electrical service is restored after a storm outage, current can fluctuate quite a bit. Flipping your circuit breakers to the off position while the power is out ... Read More »

How do you calculate the load your electrical panel has on it for example how many devices or total current can be put on a 200A service panel?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz supply service.(LIFE SAFETY WARNING! [disclaimer] Electricity is dangerous! You can be injured or killed! Improper installations can cause fi... Read More »

How do I Run an Electrical Feed From an Electrical Meter Into a Load Center?

Only if you are comfortable working with electricity and home remodeling should you attempt to run an electircal lead from a meter to a load center. It may require removing and replacing drywall, d... Read More »