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2014 NEC and arc-fault breakers


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So if you been reading national electrical codes (and are from 'merica), you may have noticed that the 2014 code stipulates use of arc fault breakers.

 

I haven't tried one yet with a large amplifier, but I could easily see this being problematic.

 

Any experiences?

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I have a pair of Classe CA-M300 300 watt mono amps on a 20 amp circuit with an arc fault breaker. Never had any problems. The vacuum cleaner, however, trips the arc fault breaker (different circuit to amps) all the time.

 

 

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