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Distant Electrical Wire gauge considerations
and other problems to avoid
please read and follow all instructions that come with your unit
Avoid non warranty problems with proper length and sized wiring.
|Your electrician should know
not only the length from the electrical source to the command center but also from the command center to the
fountain / aerator plus the depth of the water, and 5 to 10 feet or more for slack, in order to
know the total length involved. Also be sure your
electrician knows your total watts needed for lighting.
|Cable from source to
command center -
undersized wire will cause your aerator to malfunction,
best to oversize this cable.
Light cable from Source 110-120 Volt,
Fountain cable from source varies depending on model 110 Volt
thru 208-230V/60 Hz, 3PH
Type Water) from command center to aerator / fountain.
measure length from command center to fountain plus water depth,
add 5 to 10 feet for slack this should take care of changes in the
water level. If STW cable is too short, when your
aerator/fountain is turned on the action of motor will cause your unit
to sink and or tip.
Questions? please call or e-mail
For safety check your local electrical codes.