National Electrical Installation Standards

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Question:

With the new code for 600.6(a)(1), the disconnect switch must be located at the point where the feeder or branch enters the sign. If I put a disconnect at the back of the sign following this code, I can still put a toggle switch at the front of the sign in any letter or part of the sign?

Sergio Bertot

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Answer:

Hey Sergio thanks for your question. If you provide a disconnecting means that complies with 600.6 and you additionally want to provide more switches the NEC does not specifically prohibit that. Marking which one is the disconnecting means for the entire sign is probably a good idea and keep in mind that signs must be listed as stated in 600.3.

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