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Old 12-09-2017, 03:03 PM   #1
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Voltage Meter Mounting Location


I have a portable generator that I use for emergency backup wired into my breaker panel.

I have two meters that I would like to install into my breaker panel cover that will monitor voltage, Hz and watts from the generator. See attached photo of proposed location.

My question is if I mount the meters in the proposed location will I be violating any codes?

Option 2 would be to mount the meters in a 3 gang electrical box mounted next to the breaker panel.

Any information/suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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............My question is if I mount the meters in the proposed location will I be violating any codes?.............

The listing of the panel is all.

You're altering the cover in a manner that has not been tested and approved by any NRTL.

Another violation would be the meters are not Service Equipment rated.

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Option 2 would be to mount the meters in a 3 gang box mounted next to the breaker panrl. Would that be an option?
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That would be my choice.
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Thanks for your input it very much appreciated.
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