Re: HELP about breakers

Let me know how it went,
BTW, are you sure it is GFI breaker, not Arc Fault (AFI)?
Art.
Art, thanks for all help.. I really have an idea right now. I will check
> with tha electrician.
> Thanks again.
>
>
> > I do not know of any thing that would be self-resetting GFCI CCB. I can > not
> > think of any self-resetting short circuit protection devices in this size
> > (overload - yes). If you do not have bathroom plugs, shower lights, > outside
> > or outdoor fountain or plugs, it is perfectly fine to remove GFCI and > change
> > it to Arc fault breaker (which is current requirement in NEC and CEC any
> > way). Before doing that, check with qualified electrician.
> > Art.
> > > I have no outside plugs or something like that connected to my room. So
> > you
> > > think I should just go ahead and replace the breaker type of wall plate
> > with
> > > the non-breaker type? Would it be dangerous for some reason? > > >
> > > There is no timed auto-reset breaker or something like that right? That
> > > resets it self after a minute for example..?? That would fix > everything..
> > >
> > >
> > > > Sorry Sound,
> > > > CCT for a circuit
> > > > CCB for Circuit breaker
> > > >
> > > > It seems logical to use CT for a Circuit, but it is already reserved > for
> > > > "Current Transformer".
> > > >
> > > > So, does your bedroom CCT has to be protected by CCB of GFCI type? > > > >
> > > > I know that in the new construction the bedroom plugs must be > protected
> > by
> > > > Arc Fault Breaker, may be that what it is. I can not see much of a > > reason
> > > to
> > > > have bedroom plugs on GFCI, unless you have outside plugs or bathroom
> > > plugs
> > > > on it as well.
> > > >
> > > > rt.
> > > > > I don't know what CCT is art.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > Do you have to have your bedroom CCT on GFI breaker?
> > > > > > Art.
> > > > > > > Thats what it is. There is no leak or anything like that. What > > will
> > > be
> > > > > > your
> > > > > > > suggestion?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > C What I Mean brought a good point, we had discussions about > > surge
> > > > > > > > suppressors tripping the GFIs. When it rains there are often
> > > > lighting
> > > > > > > > discharges. If the clamping voltage of the surge suppressor is
> > low
> > > > > > enough,
> > > > > > > > this might be the problem (cause ;-).
> > > > > > > > Art.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > "Chris Bramall"
> wrote
> > in
> > > > > > message
> > > > > > > > news:bcqmd5$seb$ snipped-for-privacy@sparta.btinternet.com...
> > > > > > > > > the question to ask is why the breaker is tripping, if it's
> > only
> > > > > > > tripping
> > > > > > > > > when it rains is there a water leak onto the wiring on that
> > > > circuit
> > > > > > > which
> > > > > > > > is
> > > > > > > > > shorting the circuit and tripping the breaker ? > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > Thanks for thought.
> > > > > > > > > > Server connected to 1200 VA UPS. After breaker is > switching
> > > off,
> > > > > it
> > > > > > > > stays
> > > > > > > > > > like an hour and goes. I meant the battery dies. Thats why
> I
> > > > asked
> > > > > > if
> > > > > > > > > there
> > > > > > > > > > are auto resetting breakers..
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > You said something about it turns off your server if I
> > > > remember
> > > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > post.
> > > > > > > > > > > Perhaps you are getting an excessive leakage current > from
> > > your
> > > > > > > > equipment
> > > > > > > > > > > power supply to whatever wires feed your server, be it
> > > cable
> > > > or
> > > > > > > phone
> > > > > > > > > > > lines. If you have no way to detect where it is coming
> > > from,
> > > > > > > perhaps
> > > > > > > > > you
> > > > > > > > > > > could isolate either the server power, or what connects
> > you
> > > to
> > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > outside
> > > > > > > > > > > world's data.
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > Just a thought,
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > Craig
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > In article
> > > > ,
> > > > > > > > > > > > snipped-for-privacy@yahoo.com (Harry C> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > > "SOUND" wrote in
> message
> > > > > > > > > > > > > news:...
> > > > > > > > > > > > > > Hello
> > > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > > > My server has a good power backup, but when it > > rains,
> > > > the
> > > > > > > > breaker
> > > > > > > > > in
> > > > > > > > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > > > > > > wall is turning it self off. And if I am sleeping,
> > no
> > > > one
> > > > > to
> > > > > > > > turn
> > > > > > > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > > > > > > breaker on.
> > > > > > > > > > > > > > And battery backup maybe lasts fo hour or two ours
> > and
> > > > go.
> > > > > > > > > > > > > > I have to find a solution to this. Maybe automatic
> > > > turning
> > > > > > on
> > > > > > > > > > > breakers?
> > > > > > > > > > > > > > oooor removing the breakers? HELP !
> > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > > I know that this suggestion may sound stupid to you,
> > by
> > > > why
> > > > > > > don't
> > > > > > > > > you
> > > > > > > > > > > > > simply locate the cause of the breaker blowing when
> it
> > > > > rains,
> > > > > > > and
> > > > > > > > > > > > > correct the damn problem!
> > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > > Duh!
> > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > Harry
> > > > C.
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > I like this answer. it is only tripping because > > something
> > > > is
> > > > > > > wrong.
> > > > > > > > > > > > The fact that the breaker appears to be a GFCI only > > means
> > > it
> > > > > > trips
> > > > > > > > > > > > instead of killing the owner.
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > Fix it. Hmmm.
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > Seems too easy and too logical, somehow.
> > > > > > > > > > > >
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