Electrical Wiring in the Home/Wiring tanning bed

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QUESTION: We bought a new tanning bed and need to install the 20amp, 220 volt dedicated line for it! In the instructions it states there should be a dedicated 20 amp breaker in the room where the bed is located.  Do I need a double pole 20 amp breaker in the box and another box in the room with a small box with another dbl pole 20 amp breaker in it?  I have also read about installing a buck booster too, not sure how to do this! Help!

ANSWER: Hello Michelle,
My name is Robert and ill be helping you today and in response to your question Yes you will need a 2 pole 20 amp breaker as far as a "second" box no because your means of disconnect in the event for maintenance or repair will be to just simply unplugging it just as long as the plug can be accessible...as far as a "buck booster" I have NO CLUE what that is or what it does and to be honest with you I have been doing this my whole life and never heard of it ill have to investigate what it is and ill get back to you.Also would you be able to get me the name and Model number of the tanning bed? I would like to look it up myself to better assist you in hooking it up.

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QUESTION: It is a Wolff System Solar Storm 24R. Model SS24R.  Thank you!

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Thank you and i updated my last answer in reference to the "buck booster" and known to me as a transformer....lol...and commonly used in tanning beds..thats all it is..ill get back to you tomorrow after i review all the electrical requirements for your new bed
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I am here to answer ALL your questions regarding anything to do with home wiring such as Switches, Receptacles,Lighting, Main Distribution Panels, HVAC, Thermostats, etc; if it has a wire and in your home I CAN ANSWER IT. Whether its as simple as "why do my lights flicker?" Or as complex as I would like to rewire my house im here to help, in addition i can offer advice on remodeling a kitchen or lighting up you back yard as well as offering troubleshooting on appliances.

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I have over 17 years in the electrical industry including Residential, Commercial & Industrial, Im also a certified HVAC technician as well as a certified fiber obtic technician.I am currently employed by the New York City Transit Authority as the Senior Electrical Maintainer and serve as the Relief Foreman for the electrical maintenance division for the past 12 years.I also hold many certifications, licenses and certificates in my field

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FOA Member(Fiber Optic Association) UTU (United Transportation Union) IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) HVAC/TALK (Heating & Air conditioning troubleshooting group)

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5 years of technical school after high school in electrical installation and design sponsored by Local 3 (IBEW) As well as over 17 years of hands on in the field training and education, and till this day im still learning, Not a day goes by that i don't learn something and if i feel i didn't i will open up a book to insure I DO!

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