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Use a 7500 watt transfer switch with a 8000 watt portable generator?

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There is no problem to use it if the load to be transferred is under 7500 W.

Even a load of 8000 W may be handled for a short time, but if the protection of the switch is adjusted at 7500 W (the respective current), it may drop after some time.

Posted on Aug 07, 2010

  • rtxhorns Aug 08, 2010

    Thank you "parlapanov" for your response to my 7500 watt transfer switch question. I could not get even a partial answer from anyone in the department selling the switches and generators. Your reply sounds right on, and backs up logical assumptions for this application. I'm not sure if I am giving you this 5 star rating on the right agenda but I could not get the " click to rate" notation to respond. Again, thank you very much 361richardh.

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