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Offline beeshed

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Re: Too Many Volts
« Reply #25 on: January 01, 2016, 04:39:14 PM »
Interesting that you quote 256v max. We specify all our equipment to 264 which irritates the suppliers but we are buying a couple of million a year and don't want the hassle and risk of burnouts.  People installing PV part way down a run doesn't help the stabilisation and traditional expected line drop.

Offline awemawson

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Re: Too Many Volts
« Reply #26 on: January 01, 2016, 04:50:48 PM »
Well nominally the UK is now 230 plus 10% max = 253. The 256 is the highest my UPS recorded (but only samples every 20 mins)

The 'RECS' or electricity supply authorities are legally bound not to exceed the upper limit.
Andrew Mawson
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