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Do the auxiliary CTs monitoring the mains on a Branch Circuit Power Meter (BCPM) need shorting blocks?

Product Line
Branch Circuit Power Monitor (BCPM)

Environment
BCPM Wiring and Installation

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*Warning:  Installation and maintenance of this device should only be performed by qualified, competent personnel that have appropriate training and experience with high voltage and current devices. Failure to follow the instructions / warnings in the Meter Installation Guide can result in permanent damage to the meter, severe injury or death.

The auxiliary CTs on a BCPM do not require a CT shorting block.
The auxiliary CTs have VOLTAGE secondaries. They must NOT be shorted.

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