Transfer Switches

What is a Transfer Switch

The function of the transfer switch in its most basic form is, to deliver a constant flow of electricity from a generator or other power source to a connected circuit. Watch this video of a emergency generator in conjuction with its transfer switch keep the lights on a building during a power outage.


Transfer Switches are a vital component to your Emergency Power System. This video will explain how a transfer switch operates. You may not have the same transfer switch controller that is described in this video, but the sequence of operation is the same across all transfer switches.

Transfer Switch Sequence of Operation OTIII

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