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jaymckinley
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Posted - 05/11/2012 :  06:48:59 AM  Show Profile  Visit jaymckinley's Homepage  Reply with Quote
New Jersey passed a law where we need to use Arc Fault Breakers. The Inline dimmers such as the 2475D trip the breaker. Does anyone know of a arc fault breaker that does not trip?

Tfitzpatri8
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Posted - 05/11/2012 :  09:00:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Arc-fault breakers should ignore Insteon signals by design.

There's a good discussion of this topic in another thread: http://www.smarthome.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=8902

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Originally posted by stusviews

If a connection is not electrically solid, especially a neutral and/or ground connection, an arc fault breaker will trip.

You may want to ensure that all connections are tight and all devices well grounded.



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stusviews
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Posted - 05/11/2012 :  9:34:01 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Do you have a particular circuit that has a problem?

BTW, existing circuit breakers do not need to be replaced unless they fail. The ruling affects anything new, including remodels. Also, most of the US now requires arc-fault circuit circuit breakers in certain residential circuits.

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