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Old 12-23-2010, 12:03:52 AM
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Default Output Panel Ideas

Looking for some photos/ideas. I need to build some sort of output panel for my 12 kw djc. I am thinking of a 50A main on the set itself and then a panel similar to a home subpanel with appropriate breakers for some outlets and to feed the house. Some voltage/amp/ hz would be nice too. Lets see what you have built
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Default Re: Output Panel Ideas

For 50A you can buy a Temporary power panel (job site panel) - I think Lowes even carries it. It's great because the cover maintains NEMA certification even with the 50A cord plugged in. Basically it's like an RV panel but with an extra duplex outlet for convenience.

Like this but I like Lowes offering better:
http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/...83&marketID=43


Here is what it looks like:



For inside it will depend on your setup. Transfer switch? Just an additional panel with dedicated outlets?

-Tad
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I like the power panels in the previous posts, I will probably use something like that on mine. here is an old thread showing some other ideas. http://www.smokstak.com/forum/showthread.php?t=79453 As you can see there are a lot of options. y post shows my control panel with engine gauges and amp/ volt and frequency gauges . Good luck with what you choose. BB
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I like the looks of the Asia engineer meters. I think i will get a few after santa is paid off.
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Default Re: Output Panel Ideas

Here's what I built for my DJC, using the factory junction box and a new homemade cover. The main breaker feeds the 14-50R as well as the 15 amp receptacles. The receptacles are each protected with 15 amp pop-out breakers.
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usefull for what ever comes along
50A plug to 4 20A outlets on 4 20A breakers
adapters from 30A to 40A and from 40A to 50A

one of assorted plugs to bond earth to ground if needed
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armandh
Those are good ideas. Some of us have a shortage of space on panels and the 240 volt detached panel with misc. outlets and breakers is a great idea.
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brisawyer,

I purchased this meter box after many months of searching. Works great. Able to switch between legs to monitor load. Took my time mount onto my 10kw CMSD HDKAG.
Amounts to different circuit breaker size and meter scales. I mounted my ONAN breaker in this panel using a DREMEL tool. Painted to match. Can't beat it! Yes it is a china product....
Link below for 3 different size gensets.
http://www.centralgagenerator.com/parts/parts.php
can't beat the price!
125 Amp 24-30K...$139
100 Amp 15-24K...$139
80 Amp 5-12K......$139

Hope you guys can use this
Eric
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