The electricial outlet my computer is on....?

Answer bout the system switching off for 1 hour and then switching itself on again/It is possibly something to do with the aircon with the apartment owner saving emergy by installing a sytem timer somewhe... Read More »

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How do you upgrade a 30A outlet to a 50A outlet can I just change the outlet and upgrade the circuit breakers?

NO! STOP! DO NOT DO THIS! More than likely the wire in the wall is only rated to carry 30 amps. Running fifty amps through it will start a fire! You MUST upgrade the wiring in the wall to upgrade t... Read More »

Will a GFI outlet work for a computer, etc.?

It is perfectly acceptable to use a GFI, or ground-fault circuit interrupter, outlet as a power source for a computer. A GFI outlet has a certain type of electrical receptacle that can shut off the... Read More »

If you have a four-prong 240V outlet can you switch the outlet to a three-prong 240V outlet?

Answers for USA, Canada and countries using similar 60Hz mains supplies Better to Change Cord or Plug on Appliance The 4 prong receptacle should be more in line with the latest wiring code. It is ... Read More »

How do you hook up a garbage disposal and a dishwasher to the same outlet if the outlet has black red and white wires?