30 Amp DIY Wiring Updates for 4000W Heater

7 ינו 2021
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Remember my video I installed a heater: ilworld.info/flow/rH16sHbLn2SWjHY/wyd-w
I went back and made some necessary changes thanks to your comments!
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By: Mehdi Sadaghdar

  • Did you catch my typo "Fauilure" in the video?! hopefully not! I should check my texts better!

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    • @MaverickBlue Worth noting that the plastic connectors aren't good for armoured cable because the armor can't be bonded

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    • Hhh

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    • ElectroBOOM If you really wanted to leave the 30 amps, double pole circuit breaker installed, but also protect the heater for 20 amps, you could install a 20 amps or so rated fuse holder in the wiring end of the heater with a 20 amps, slow-blow fuse.

      Bobby M.Bobby M.חודש לפני
    • I can hear how you would say the sentence...

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  • That man suffered more then that girl in the zombie game

    Joseph KpuihJoseph Kpuih2 ימים לפני
  • your countries electrical rules are sh11t.

    Kaiser Schnitsel Sr.Kaiser Schnitsel Sr.3 ימים לפני
  • Why power outlet is on sideways? 😳

    Faizul FirhatFaizul Firhat3 ימים לפני
  • 8:50 the numbem of the clause is pi, 3,141592...

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  • What is this electro boom video without mehdi getting shocked imposible

    Just IvanJust Ivan5 ימים לפני
  • You calculated the size of your breaker incorrectly. The size of the breaker should be in line with maximum capacity of the cables as mcbs are there to protect the cables and the RCD is to protec you. I. E cable can has a max of 22a use a 20a it will trip before the cable is damaged. Ha finally putting my electrical nvq into use!!

    Andrew ColucciAndrew Colucci6 ימים לפני
  • Hmmm by the time you posted this video you probably bought a tesla

    SliferSlifer7 ימים לפני
  • The eletric system in usa is not the better

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  • Who cares about stupid comments, it makes you some more youtube money. You're a good dude, dude.

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  • Doesnt BC get all of its electricity from hydro....use as much as you want lmao.

    Kriss MekKriss Mek12 ימים לפני
  • Hearing people say "put a bigger breaker in" just makes me visibly upset.

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    Eriglen HajrullaiEriglen Hajrullai23 ימים לפני
  • It is amazing that each country has different standard of what is important and in each country there are a lot of people saying that it is SO important that their standard code is followed, otherwise everyone will certainly die. And the people saying the code is important usually have no clue of the real reasons for them.

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    KellaniumKellanium26 ימים לפני
  • he mad

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  • İlk defa bir videonda seni elektrik çarpmadı , tebrikler .

    Yusuf BaşoğluYusuf Başoğlu27 ימים לפני
  • I like the code clause number at 8:47 #3141592 other wise known as π(pi)

    DaKrazyKDaKrazyK27 ימים לפני
  • If you only need six, you could have 3D printed one from thingiverse

    Augustin ChenaultAugustin Chenault29 ימים לפני
  • the hole is so you can lock it on or off and it will trip inside if itself

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  • I only give thumbs up on videos that have a clever way to say like this video. Since you thanked me for already liking it, I felt obligated to like it.

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  • Most of your content is useless for me but I just love to watch you screw a round 🤪🤣🤣

    Armand TammArmand Tammחודש לפני
  • If the rating is 50Amps, then you have (NO ISSUES) as what is to be "RATED" is the wire that feeds it and the breaker which was correct. The fact the actual receptacle can take 50amps+ just means at a 30amp breaker "POP" situation, the outlet is nowhere near the damage rating point of 50+amps it is rated to. I think you have a bunch of people not reading the NEC codes correctly. Just because a receptacle is rated at "X 30 AMPS" doesn't mean you have to use "X 30 AMPS" if you already have or can insert "Y" 50 AMPS which can handle even more amperage. The main thing is the feed wire rating and breaker amperage rating is rated for whatever is plugged into said receptacle.. The receptacle is again, along for the ride just like the wire. For instance... If you wished to run a 6ga wire to your heater rated at 50amps-60amps instead of the 10ga wire you did run, yes the "WIRE" at 6-2 or 6-3 is rated for 60amp (MAX) breaker, by using the 30 amp breaker instead just means the wire can handle the load of the 30amp thus is (PERFECTLY FINE) and can easily handle the load, overkill yes, but perfectly fine with "CODE" again because you have a breaker rated at wire specs or "more", it's your breaker amperage mated to the appliance you wish to protect. The wire just needs to be able to handle the "AMPERAGE" said appliance pulls, and is along for the ride just like the receptacle.

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  • Buying any products from the store has a good chance of contributing to global warming. You give the people who use the factories that produce CO2 to produce the product money which stimulates them to make more. Shut up

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  • I may have pressed the Like Button, however I do not like that you are doing your own Electrical work, not only because your work scares me, but because you are taking our jobs, Durkherdur. Always hire an authorized and qualified individual to perform any electrical work. Don't try this at home.

    Jackie ButtersJackie Buttersחודש לפני
  • US installations. its so terrible to see, if you work all day with EU regulations. like in the 80s!

    iCombustibleLemoniCombustibleLemonחודש לפני
    • Pfff, here in Mexico, at least in my home, we only have a couple separate breakers for the garage door and the A/C / Heaters, both floors are a single breaker.

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  • electrical code clause #pi :D

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  • Please do a

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  • Hi

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  • I just realized that i know next to nothing about everything that keeps my life running smoothly 🤯 thanks for educating me you're the best professor one could ask for

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  • Nothing but the Sun contributes to global warming! Point the heater up to the sky, prove me wrong.

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  • So i can put my electric oven outside and its Oki you even listen to your self you god Damm shill

    Casper LundCasper Lundחודש לפני
  • Have not seen the combined plate and receptacle for 240V before. Who is the manufacturer?

    hateercenorhateercenorחודש לפני
  • Ok so, if anyone is good at electrics or anything that would be great, I went to heat up my tea in the microwave earlier, so I stuck it in, shut the door and everything was ok until I went to turn on the microwave at the plug (I'm in the UK), my right hand was on the microwave not sure if it was the metal side panel or the buttons, and I turned on the plug with my left, and I got a pretty bitching shock on both my fingers, anyone have any idea what the hell just happened? The microwave was ok to use after that, and heated my tea up alright with a couple plastic gloves, but still kinda worried about using it from now on. It was pretty shocking I guess you could say

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  • "Haaiii..." ... and another great video begins 😂

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  • Why are American electric panels so weird🤣

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  • Oh America and your weird ass Wire jackets. why not just use PVC insulation

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  • The people who know their shit, accept their mistakes. Great video as always.

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  • I need a mutimeter

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  • His house has not burnt down yet. good for him

    Justin McvayJustin Mcvayחודש לפני
  • in germany we call it "knorzen" whitch is iligeal

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  • your channel is very good at both educating young electricians and instilling the fear of death in them

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  • Have you ever heard of cold electricity or teslas easy to reproduce hair pin circuit? Whats your thoughts on it?

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  • I learned so much from this video, it's nuts. Thank you for doing this update.

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  • Official member of the Romex on the outside of your house club now!

    Tim ParkhurstTim Parkhurstחודש לפני
  • You and Michael reeves are like long lost brothers

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  • Dammit you puth it sideway's again

    Bavo KegelsBavo Kegelsחודש לפני
  • imagine some americans complaining about heating outside with a super efficient infrared heater; while their whole country literally does the same thing all year around with super inefficient air conditioning systems.

    CovodexCovodexחודש לפני
  • No gas emissions, oh btw my electric comes from coal.

    Pheeb HelloPheeb Helloחודש לפני
  • Basically breakers are there to protect only wires and not equipment attached. Burnt wires are hard to replace and in wooden building burning wires pose a serious threat. Breakers protect wires. There are cases when you want to protect equipment too, but most probably equipment manual describes how to do it.

    J WydłubakJ Wydłubakחודש לפני
  • Are the anti shorts those weird plastic things on pole wires during construction of buildings?

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  • Hello pls say the reason why don't you respond to the comments?

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  • European (German) here. What is the name of these silver "thingies" around the wires that go from/to the outlet? It's like a protective sleeve for multiple cables. I'd like to look up if we have those too (never seen one around here) but need the name to research.

    Ben S.Ben S.חודש לפני
    • you mean the armored cable its like your underground cable without the outer steel braid and rubber sheath think like metal flexie? and yes it can come with a rubber sheath for wet locations and underground. its called mc (metal clad armor cable)

      wizard3z castorwizard3z castorחודש לפני
  • No you can not leave it 30 amps, check the cec. There is a specific section for heaters. Also if the outlet is still sharing the same breaker as the heater that is also a code violation

    Vincenzo The GamerVincenzo The Gamerחודש לפני
  • FWIW gas heating is more environmentally friendly than electric heating IF your electricity comes from fossil fuels

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  • Bruh, soon you might start having lightning powers the more you electrocuted yourself. Lol

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  • 4:50 ahhahaha

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  • 9:37 What are inside those "High Quality Instrument" boxes, straight from China? :) Maybe... some GIVEAWAY? :) givmidascope! :D

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  • I am here watching these videos because I was not able to get time to watch them. Forgive me MEHDI for I have failed you.

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  • If you open your breaker box more frequently then keep it open so you can fall in love with the components, specially for Mehdi

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  • Bruh! I got frightened again due this explosion at 8:06 .😭

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  • Finally a video in which MEHDI didnt get shocked...😂♥️♥️

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  • why does mehdi look like a balding simon cowell

  • Your wiring is nothing like in the UK. I understand some of the ways you do it. I do like the metal clad wiring.

    alun robertsalun roberts2 חודשים לפני
    • @wizard3z castor We don't split our transformers for two 120 V lines it don't work that way. We can use a step down we don't split. look Up in the BS7671 books

      alun robertsalun robertsחודש לפני
    • its a lot like the uk we just split our transformer for two 120 lines but we can combine both phases and use your appliances provided they can run at 60 hertz i use a gb kettle and hair dryer. also i use your outdoor outlet and enclosure with a special home made adapter you should see the looks of pple when they try to steal my power their little plug trying to fit lol. same principle neutral, hot leg and earth. except most of our 240 appliances are balanced and dont need neutral . o and where not fannies we dont mind a little jolt and ash from plugging and unplugging no switches on our outlets and we just started to use shutters on them lol

      wizard3z castorwizard3z castorחודש לפני
  • I, Robot: 7:28

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  • Hey, please do more Latitty

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  • I want to become an electrician, and this guy has taught me more than my high school can.

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  • That’s pretty interesting, every single breaker I’ve messed with usually has a set current to trip at. Let’s say you have a 20 amp breaker, if the current reaches 20 A or more, the breaker will more or less immediately trip. This might be some sort of special breaker I’ve never heard of. I even searched an educational video on the topic, the video explained that a breaker will trip immediately if the current goes above its rating, or is directly shorted. Am I overthinking this or this is just how breakers worked all along, and if that’s true then none of the breakers I’ve installed worked that way.

    Reeve KookReeve Kook2 חודשים לפני
    • most breakers have two types of tripping an immediate rush of current like a dead short will trip an eletromagnet switch and if your gradually pulling to many amps/watts there is a bi-metal temp switch tht heats up and trips. this is a great channel explains a lot in simple terms ilworld.info/flow/p2uxtoyxppuZaXY/wyd-w

      wizard3z castorwizard3z castorחודש לפני
  • Mehdi and us are learning new things from each others... As long as that is happening... Medhi will be my teacher... always will be... This is why Mehdi deserve lots of subs

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  • I must admit to initially being confused why you'd need 30A for just 4kW. Then watching the video realised you're not in 240V-land.

    Soruk42Soruk422 חודשים לפני
    • ilworld.info/flow/nYOmu6G9m2ato2U/wyd-w he technically cld have used 12 gauge wire and a dble pole 20amp making it a 4800 watt circuit using 16.7 amps

      wizard3z castorwizard3z castorחודש לפני
  • Why the hack are you still using these horrible connectors ("wire nuts") over there??? I live in Germany and here WAGO-terminals are the STANDARD. They aren't expencive at all, small, very easy to use and most importantly very safe. They are like 10$ for 50 or 100 WAGO's. Please try them and you will realize what pieces of junk you have been using before.

    Michael HuberMichael Huber2 חודשים לפני
    • they perfectly fine if you twist wires first and use wirenuts as an insulator only unfortunately pple use them as a connector. i myself prefer copper crimps and plastic sleeves ilworld.info/flow/iKCJzJPWh52-hpg/wyd-w i have started to use wagos for earths and fixtures easy to remove and reuse

      wizard3z castorwizard3z castorחודש לפני
  • Nice! So in canada, it's okay to do your own home mains wiring and have it approved by the youtube ESA inspector, eh?

    -ƸӜƷ--ƸӜƷ-2 חודשים לפני
    • same in most of the usa and some areas you dont even need a permit and inspection( to bad my state is not one) but nowhere near as bad as some lol

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  • Happy birthday Mehdi! It's on 13th January so happy birthday

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  • Now you need to replace all those Connector Nuts with Lever Wire Connectors.

    Giuseppe TurittoGiuseppe Turitto2 חודשים לפני
  • US/Canadian electric work is just funny compared to european xD In eastern europe "live lines" we only got in main breakers like for whole apartment block from 1980's, big fuses, you even cannot tie together two breakers. only thing better i see is that you have an metal cord saving from drilling it, we mostly use plastic

    MalixMalix2 חודשים לפני
    • o dont be fooled we use mostly plastic in n.america only real craftsman will use mc but i prefer to use ridged softwall conduit (saves a ton of clips and looks neater and easier to paint)or schedule 40 pvc for underground or wet areas we have rubber vinyl coated mc for flexibility areas like connecting to appliances

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  • Global warming & Corona pandamic....... Please just keep to what you know (electric engineering) instead of promoting propaganda BS.

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  • Never hier electroBOOM to fix ur house wire.

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    • Never hire this guy to grade spelling work.

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  • Too good than 5min craft

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  • Big fan man

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  • Comedy videos 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

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  • 5:20 That makes no sense. Are you guys trying to tell us that there is a significant chance that electricity will jump to the wood INSTEAD OF THE GROUNDED METAL BREAKER BOX.

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    • no not electricity sparks or flame some of us will try to seal up gaps or use metal connecters to make a firestop. i prefer to use cement board all around panel/distribution board but thts overkill to most

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  • Turns out you did it all wrong and are going to have to demolish the whole house and start over

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  • looool

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