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Hello, I have installed a 240 Volt AC circuit with neutral. I am having false tripping on the GFCI breaker due to the installation of a set of 75 watt lights (on one of the hot legs and neutral for 120 volts). When I turn on the lights, the GFCI will sometimes trip I believe due to the inductance in the lights (because the GFCI picks up on inductance as a possible fault). I would like to prevent this false tripping by offsetting with capacitance but I don't have a clue how to begin or if this is even possible. The circuit in which the light is connected is through a step-down tranformer from 120 to 12 Volts AC. If I were to put a capacitor in series with the bulb and transformer winding, would that "surpress" the line to keep the voltage and current in step with each other? Also, how would I calculate the type and size of capacitance needed?
Thanks in advance for any assistance!
TJ
Thanks in advance for any assistance!
TJ