Can too many receptacle outlets on a circuit trip the breaker?
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
An excessive number of receptacle outlets on the same circuit, by itself, will not trip a breaker; but it makes it easier to inadvertently overload the circuit with too many things plugged-in and operating, which will cause “nuisance tripping” of the circuit breaker. To read more about it, see our blog post What problems does having too many electric receptacle outlets on a single circuit cause?
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