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Just bought a 1700watt fog machine that keeps blowing the GFC in the garage when I turn the machine on. I tried then plugging it into a kitchen outlet and it blow the fuse in the fog machine. I replaced the fuse and tried the pluging it in to a outlet in the basement. This time it didn't blow but I didn't trying the fog machine in the house. Any ideas what the problem is? In the garage there is a 220 outlet with the weird plug? The manual of the fog machine is at http://22.214.171.124/search?q=cache:HEWjL9TQv5AJ:www.chauvetlighting.com/system/pdfs/f1700.pdf+Chauvet+F-1700+manual&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=4&gl=us
The fog machine needs to be on a dedicated line because of the wattage it does and the amp is rated as a 15 means the circuit breaker on this line needs to be 15 min safe at 20....
the fog machine is like a mircrowave and any major appliance needs dedicated lines not shared with lights or outlets besause it draws a lot of power to start and run and depends how long watts is simular to power the more light bulbs connect to a circuit breaker adds up 4 75w light bulbs adds up to 300 watts and that not includling outlets that may be connected....
not a gfci Unless dedicated at 20a....
Posted on Oct 17, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Your machine has a bad heating element and is ground out to the boiler ground. You will need to have the boiler rebuilt.
If you need service you can contact Cerini Coffee Services in New York. More information go to www.Cerinicoffee.com or go to saeco's website to find a local service center.
Hope this helps!
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