Overcurrent Protection for Pipe Organs

Electric pipe organ circuits shall be arranged so that 26 AWG and 28 AWG conductors are protected from overcurrent by an overcurrent device rated not more than _____.

a) 2A
b) 4A
c) 6A
d) 8A

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: c) 6A

The installation requirements for pipe organs are outlined in Art. 650. As specifically noted in Sec. 650.8, "Circuits shall be so arranged that 26 AWG and 28 AWG conductors shall be protected by an overcurrent device rated at not more than 6A. Other conductor sizes shall be protected in accordance with their ampacity. A common return conductor shall not require overcurrent protection."


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