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Pose the question to Billy , I am sure he would know. I think most 3 phase ATSs can be used on single phase simply by choosing which line is monitored, I don't believe they actually monitor all three. Cheers Dan
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Single on a 3 phase switch should be as simple as looping one leg though the the unused one, just as you do with a motor starter that monitors each.
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I feel your pain,you hate to give on a project, but sh-t happens and its best to realize it and moive on.
I just gave away a 12 DJC factory trailer mounted with enclosure and extended stack.that had less than 500 hrs on it.
I gave it to a friend of mine who needs a standby unit but has not had enough loose cash to pick one up. He is almost finished with sanding and painting, the unit and trailer, and will help him replace the wiring on the output panel.
It is nice to see how excited he and his wife are,
I am sure whoever gets your set will bring it to life, and you can help them along.
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My very limited experience on ATS's is some switches are 1 and 3 phase and to change them it could be as simple as moving a multi-wire connector from one location to another. My LT II switch can be configured from 1 to 3 phase of many different voltages in less than 15 seconds. I attached a picture below, but it is not the best example. The switch up for grabs is a 3 phase switch as per the data tag on the switch. I believe if it was compatible for single phase, it would be indicated on the data tag.

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The old LT/LTD switches, the controls normally ran off of A and B phase. So long as you use A/B phase for your power through the contactors, it won't know if its switching three phase or single phase. Only caveat to that would be if it was a fully optioned switch at the time, with three voltage sensing modules mounted in it. If so, you would just jumper the third one's output contact (the outputs of the simple voltage sensors were simply wired in series.) Also, those sensors are long-obsolete, and should be replaced with a more modern, integrated voltage sensor appropriate for the power being supplied to the switch.
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Richare L, How about some pictures when he get's it painted?
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That switch can be converted to single phase. Simple wiring change. Just use A/B phase. Where the problem comes in. Being 208 you have to change out control relays and some timers if it has any. On a switch that old I don't think it would be worth. The amps wouldn't matter. That is just what the contacts are rated at.

I spent many hours changing voltage controls. Because the salesman got the order wrong. I bet Eric and Gunny have heard this one. But the salesman said it could be done.
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Yes. That switch will do any voltage, single or 3 phase.

Quit your arguing and bitching and go get it. Worry about the little details later.
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George asked for it shortly after my first posting - sorry for not posting yesterday.
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George Wilson picked it up this morning along with all the other stuff. He should be half way home by now. My wife is extremely happy to get all of that stuff out of the basement and the driveway.

Let me make an unsolicited testimonial... The Warn PullzAll is an absolute wonder for moving heavy equipment around. Mine pulled that JC right up George's trailer ramp with no hesitation at all. You can look at it on Amazon. I have the 110 volt version.
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Never seen one, thanks for posting! It looks handy.



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