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condensor wire size

Neal Lewis

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Wire size used for A/C condensor unit is 12/2, common yellow Romex.

Rating on unit says minimum circuit ampacity

is 20.2 amps.

Breaker was 30 amp, which is within max breaker size on unit.

Is 12 gauge enough?

Yes, #12 is fine, it's ampacity is 25 amps.

- Jim Katen, Oregon

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