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Circuit Power for Gas Stove Oven with Electronic Ignition


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Wire an Electric Outlet for an Oven – Typical electronic ignition only require a 120 volt receptacle which requires less power than a conventional all electric stove or oven unit.


The Required Circuit Power for a Gas Stove or Oven

Electrical Question: Can you tell me whether an electronic ignition gas stove/oven unit requires less/more or same electrical supply or voltage usage as an electric stove/oven unit?

Thank you!

This electrical wiring question came from: Cathe, from Manchester, New Hampshire

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Cathe

Gas Stove and Oven Electrical Power

  • Typically a gas stove or oven is supplied with one of the gas fuels however the electronic ignition is the device that is used to ignite or provide the source of combustion.
  • Typical electronic ignition only require a 120 volt receptacle which requires less power than a conventional all electric stove or oven unit.
  • There are combination units that are both gas and electric, for example the oven may be electric and the burners for the stove top may be gas.
  • These combination stoves or ranges typically require a gas fuel line and a 240 volt circuit.

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