Why choose 120 volts?

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Wed May 27 19:31:42 CDT 2009


On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 07:25:50PM -0400, david raistrick wrote:
> On Wed, 27 May 2009, Joe Greco wrote:
>
>> ... and move right on to outright misstatements?
>
> No, statements based on personal experience.  I -fully- expected to get  
> 208v out of them, but in testing didn't.

Note that it is also perfectly possible and reasonable to use IEC 320 
C13 PDUs for 120V service.  You may have unknowingly used the monitor 
adapter on a 120V feed, having assumed that C13 == 208/240, when it 
doesn't necessarily mean that.




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