Who's rewired their house for this hobby?
holm at freibergnet.de
Sun Nov 23 16:27:40 CST 2014
Brent Hilpert wrote:
> NA has gone through various evolutions: getting rid of 25Hz, getting rid of DC mains, requiring grounded outlets as standard, in my jurisdiction (for example) distribution ('pole-top') has evolved from 12KV to 25KV, etc.
> The split-phase system may be the oldest but for residential use it's quite elegant and efficient. 3-phase is there for where it's needed, commercial or multi-unit residential buildings, it's done for smallish pump-houses within residential neighbourhoods. In the big picture I haven't seen anything to suggest an overall benefit to changing to some other system.
> One could well suggest the reverse, that EU move away from that "highly dangerous" 240V system.
Oh yes? as far as I know that is the Voltage most countries in the world
use... and the americans in their split phase system too. :-)
I don't wanted to kick you to convert this now ... :-)
going to sleep now, it's 11:27PM here..
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