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Reliance Controls 50-Amp Power Transfer Switch System (10' w/ Straight Blade)

Reliance Controls Power Equipment and Accessories
Model: 51410CK10-14
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Safest Way to Distribute Power
Eliminates dangerous backfeeds and electrical overloads

Everything But the Electrician
50-amp transfer switch, power inlet box and 10 ft. cord

Energize Hardwired Appliances
Supplies electricity to furnance fans and interior lights

10 Total Circuits
Six 1-Pole @ 15 Amps
Two 2-Pole @ 20 Amps

UL Listed
Certified for use by Underwriter Laboratories
Product Specs
120/240 Single-Phase
60 Hertz
Rated Watts
12500 Watts
Rated Amps
50 @ 240 Volts (Single Phase) Amps
Conduit Length
Number of Circuit Breakers
Max Generator Input
50 Amps
Maximum Wattage
12500 Watts
UL Listed
Transfer Switch Circuits
15A 120V
20A 240V
Circuit Breaker Protection
Each Circuit
NEMA 14-50R
Cord Length
10 feet
Made in USA
45 Pounds
Product Length
13.75 Inches
Product Width
7 Inches
Product Height
4.5 Inches
Consumer Warranty
2 Years
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NEMA 14-50R
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Q: Jim, I have a portable Ridgid generator rated 8,000 watts running to 10,000 watts surge. Can you recommend a transfer switch kit? Many of the kits I saw are rated for 7,500 watts. I am pretty handy, could I install the kit without a licensed electrician?
by Bill from New Jersey on January 21, 2012

A: The transfer switch size is based on the size outlet you have on your generator. Typically 8000 running watt generators have a 30A 4-Prong twist lock type outlet (L14-30R) as the largest cord connection.

All 30A connections are rated for a maximum wattage of 7500 watts; inlet boxes, transfer switches, power cords and receptacles.

So, even though your generator is rated so high, you are limited by the outlet size of 30A and you can only get 7500 watts out of your 30A outlet.

The additional wattage is available through the other outlets on the generator.

The only way to get more wattage is to go with a larger generator that offers a 50A outlet that can give you a maximum output of 12,500 watts (max for portable generators).

It is always recommended to have a certified electrician do your manual transfer switch installation. They are familiar with all your local city, county and state codes and it helps for insurance purposes.

by Mike, Product Expert

Reliance Controls 51410CK10-14 Reviews & Ratings
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Bill H.
Morrisville, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/12/12
Total Reviews
3 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
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No Power During The Recent Superstorm Sandy
After going thru the storm with no power for 3 days, we said "that's not going to happen again". So, I looked for a generator and a manual switch, found both online and ordered them. Naturally they were both back ordered after the storm.

After receiving both my electrician wired it all together for me. All works great, the switch is very easy to use. However, I would have ordered the next size bigger with at least 10 circuits had I figured out the extra power of my generator and... more
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