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Old 30-03-2011, 05:35   #16
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Re: Fuse and circuit breaker question

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... It seems that the two pole CB should be used at the entry point and the fuses employed should be rated for a higher load. The trouble with fuses is that uninformed users may replace them with different capacity fuses.
If the 2P Circuit Breaker (main disconnect) is located at (or within 10 feet of) the entry point (shore power inlet), supplementary fuses are NOT required.
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