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Q: Why would I use spreadfooting?

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You would use spreadfooting when you cannot drill a hole deep enough for a standard post or post with laterals installation.

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Q: The installer mounted the solar kit controller box 10’ in the air instead of down at a level that is accessible like the instructions say. Can I add a remote switch on the battery input to your solar kit so that they can turn it off at the bottom of the pole?

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No if you switch the battery voltage ON while the inverter is already switched to ON it will not always start up. This is the reason that the power switch on the inverter is used to start and stop the system and the reason that the controller box must be mounted in an accessible location.

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electrical-wiring



Q: Can I use existing coax cable for my installation?

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Most equipment now-a-days is wireless, but all Nevco controls and scoreboards have the capability of operating over the same coax cable that older generations of scoreboards used. Be sure and test the cable prior to know that it can still be used.

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Q: Can the equipment run on any voltage?

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All Nevco Scoreboards, Message Centers and Video displays can run on any single phase voltage from 90 - 265VAC. Typically 120/208/240VAC are used. Confirm power requirements on the electrical instructions / prints for the equipment that you are...



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Q: Do I need to paint the steel columns and lateral tubing (if any)?

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Yes, a rust inhibative protective coating should be applied to the steel before hanging the cabinets. Make sure you buy the correct primer/paint for the surface you are painting and follow the manufacturer's instructions.

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hanging-cabinets

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Q: Do I need to get soil borings performed at the installation site?

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Getting a geotechnical survey done at the installation site will eliminate risks of cost overruns during install. The standard installation prints assume class4 soil type, which is conservative in most areas. The footing depths shown on the...



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