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The installation guide says that the heater unit needs to be bonded. there is the copper wire and the place to hook it up to the heater. but what dose bonding mean? Grounded?

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The term "bonded" refers to properly grounding the heater. A 10-gage copper wire is needed between the heater and a metal water pope or grounding rod.

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I have power to the balboa circuit board but not to the digital readout control/on-off temp. control box that connects to a telephone type connector. My unit is a outdoor hot tub mfged by Jacuzzi, My e mail is : frednrc@hotmail.com Thank you in advance for any help or comments.

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mgw_4077: did you ever get an answer to your question about "bonding". I believe its basically running the cooper wire that jacuzzi provides and connecting it to in line heater and running it down to the ground screw on the electrical outlet. If that's not correct I would appreciate it if you could share your solution.

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I need more context of how they are using the word "bonded". It could be something as simple as grounded but, since it is a hot tub, I would rather have the full text where they mention it. They could also be talking about some special sort of insulation.

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