Standby Generator


Alan Tresadern

Hello All

I want to connect a standby generator into my house supply via the
consumer unit.

I presume that a changeover switch is the "best" way to make the
connection, with meter tails into one input, generator into the other.
Obviously also needs to be a break-before-make for complete safety.

Does anyone know of a make/model of switch that I can use which is a
reasonable size and price ? Needs to be able to take 60A (in theory),
and the large meter tail cable.



Nov 20, 2012
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Generator Changeover Switch


Just been looking at this! I know 'tools and power tools' do a few changeover switches up to 100amp.

Hope this helps :)

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