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If you need two 20A dedicated outlets but the facility only has one with one plug opening can you use a power strip for your equipment?


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2015-07-15 19:32:56
2015-07-15 19:32:56


If you need two 20 amp dedicated outlets, you need a total of 40 amps.

If you only have one 20 amp plug, you only have a total of 20 amps available to you.


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