[AMRadio] BC610 110v using one leg of 220


Edward B Richards zuu6k at juno.com
Sat Nov 4 15:19:40 EST 2006


Hi Brion;

You can use either side of the 240 VAC (black or red) and neutral
(white).  Neutral is ground but don't use it for that, use the safety
ground wire (green). Good luck.

73, Ed Richards K6UUZ
Simi Valley, Ca 93065
Home of the Air Force 1 pavilion

On Sat, 4 Nov 2006 13:30:55 -0600 "A.R.S. -  W5AMI" <ars.w5ami at gmail.com>
writes:
> Trying to get a BC610 going and need to hook to one leg of existing
> 220 outlet, and now I'm just confused to say the least.  The 610E 
> does
> not have any polarity indicators on the 110vac AC chassis plug.  
> I'm
> using a 3 wire 220 outlet with ground, hot and neutral.  In order 
> to
> get 110, I have to use ground for one side.  Which of the other 
> sides
> do I use in order to also hook up a heavy Earth ground to the 610
> without causing a short?!  I'm assuming the hot (black) wire...
> 
> tnx - Brian
> 
> 
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