# What size transformer do I need for a 200 amp service?

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## How many amps can a 25 kVA transformer handle?

Three Phase Transformer

KVA 208V 480V
20 56.6 24.1
25 69.5 30.1
30 83.4 36.1
37.5 104 45.2

## How do I work out what size transformer I need?

Since you know kVA = V * l / 1,000, we can solve for V to get V = kVA * 1,000 / l. So you’ll multiply your kVA rating by 1,000 and then divide by the amperage. If your transformer has a kVA rating of 75 and your amperage is 312.5, you’ll plug those numbers into the equation — 75 * 1,000 / 312.5 = 240 volts.

## How many KW Can a 200 amp panel handle?

A 200-amp service panel house provides up to can safely handle a maximum of 48000 watts depending on the electric voltage. For example, a single-pole breaker (120 volts) fits in one breaker slot and provides 24kw or 24000 watts.

## How many amps can a 250 VA transformer handle?

250 VA ÷ 24 volts = 10.41 amp

so this circuit would be fused with a 10 amp maximum fuse. Conversely, if you know the actual LOAD on the transformer in amperes or the existing fuse size, the you can calculate the VA rating for the voltage so you can properly replace a transformer.

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## What size transformer do I need for a 100 amp service?

It’s very common to see a 100 amp breaker in a 480 panel feeding a 75 KVA transformer and a 225 amp main in the 120/208 panel. Just a short note here, the 480 side needs 3 wires and a ground, no neutral. The 120/208 side will need 4 wires and a ground. All grounds tie together.

## How do I choose a transformer?

To select the proper transformer, determine the input and output voltages, frequency and current. The faster the voltage changes, the higher the frequency. The higher the current, the more heat is produced.

## How much amperage can a 60 VA transformer put out?

In this case a 60 VA or greater may be a better choice for replacement. 60 Watts / 24 Volts can handle up to 2.5 Amps.

## What are the different classes of Transformers?

The following covers the main types:

• Transformers for electronics. …
• Small transformers. …
• Distribution transformers. …
• Supply transformers. …
• Transmission (or intertie) transformers. …
• Generator (or step-up) transformers. …
• Phase-shifting transformers. …
• Converter transformers.