is this 115 or 220?

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  1. cgeod

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    Not sure if this is the correct forum - if not - I apologize. If so, is there anyway you can figure out if the voltage generated by the switch in the attachment is 115 or 220 volts? Many thanks - chris
     
  2. wayneh

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    That's a circuit breaker, actually two ganged together, and there's not enough shown to tell what the voltage is.
     
  3. Alec_t

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    Looks to me like the label shows the breaker is a Siemens Q220 type rated for 240VAC.
     
  4. #12

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    If you're in the U.S. that is a 240 volt pair.
     
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  5. crutschow

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    Again illustrating why posting your location should be as op out, not an op in. :rolleyes:
     
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  6. cgeod

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    That did the trick - thank you much.
    chris
     
  7. cgeod

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    I've updated my location . thank you.
     
  8. AnalogKid

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    Two AC power phases, one per breaker, going to a load that requires both or none be present. 120 Vac RMS per line with respect to Neutral, 180 degrees apart in phase, appears as a single 240 Vac power source to the load.

    ak
     
  9. MaxHeadRoom

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    US domestic supply is 240v SINGLE phase with 120v C.T.
    The picture shows a single phase double breaker.
    Max.
     
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