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  1. A ground in the wall receptacle is safety ground....

    A ground in the wall receptacle is safety ground. Required to protect human life and why the power strip must have that ground.

    The ground that protects transistors is earth ground. Even if...
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    Need Help Exactly. Because those protectors are designed...

    Exactly. Because those protectors are designed only to protect from one type of surge. A surge, too tiny to overwhelm protection inside appliances, can destroy the 'one hit' wonder. Then naive...
  3. Thread: Surge Protector

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    Need Help The video claims disconnecting will protect from...

    The video claims disconnecting will protect from destructive surges. Yes, as long as we ignore numbers. Fuses take milliseconds to disconnect. Surges are done in microseconds. How does that fuse...
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    Need Help Makes no difference if wires in a house are one...

    Makes no difference if wires in a house are one wire, two wires, or eight wires. Don't earth an appliance. Earth the surge. An earthed surge is not inside the building. A surge inside the...
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    Need Help Safety ground to water pipes is a code violation....

    Safety ground to water pipes is a code violation. A human safety problem. And does not provide the necessary 'earth' ground. Code says only two solutions are possible. A dedicated ground wire to...
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    Need Help That receptacle does not have a 'safety' ground. ...

    That receptacle does not have a 'safety' ground. Therefore the Belkin becomes a human safety problem. Replace the receptacle with a GFCI. And put the required label on that receptacle.

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    I don't materialize.

    I don't materialize.
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    Fires created by protectors from APC, Belkin,...

    Fires created by protectors from APC, Belkin, Tripplite, and other lesser names were so common that UL created 1449 about 1998. Three revisions required because grossly undersized protectors (with...
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    A number must always exist where the power cord...

    A number must always exist where the power cord connects. Simply add up those numbers. The sum must be less than what the conditioner says it can provide.

    Is the considered conditioner 1000...
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    mike - those who don't know will identify...

    mike - those who don't know will identify themselves by posting personal attacks and insults. Will not post actual numbers or hard facts that answer your questions. Their entire contribution will...
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    How often do incandescent bulbs dim to less than...

    How often do incandescent bulbs dim to less than 50% intensity. If not, then voltages are virtually unchanged as far as electronics are concerned.

    Line frequency is another strawman. A...
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    Need Help One of the few highly recommended plug-in...

    One of the few highly recommended plug-in protectors.
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    Need Help Do you ever read what was posted? It explains...

    Do you ever read what was posted? It explains why your every post is foul. Numbers are from an IEEE Standard called the Green Book. Go back and read what you intentionally disregarded. IEEE makes...
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    Need Help Plug-in protectors have a history of making...

    Plug-in protectors have a history of making adjacent appliance damage easier if you do not earth a 'whole house' protector.

    Without a 'whole house' protector, they also have a history of creating...
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    Need Help Listed were so many places to find one. GE.com,...

    Listed were so many places to find one. GE.com, ABB.com, Intermatic.com, etc. Unfortunately protector URLs change frequently. Google is your friend.
    Enter "cutler-hammer site:lowes.com".

    You...
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    Need Help Yes. A plug-in protector can supplement...

    Yes. A plug-in protector can supplement protection. But only if a 'whole house' protector exists to even protect that plug-in (ie Tripplite) protector. Reading subjectively perverts reality. Let's...
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    Need Help Why is this so hard to fathom? Go to the store. ...

    Why is this so hard to fathom? Go to the store. Only say, "Cutler-Hammer whole house protector." Then watch a salesman put you in front of it. How can that be any simpler? Why do so many so fear...
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    Need Help Go into any electrical supply house. Ask for...

    Go into any electrical supply house. Ask for their 'whole house' protector. Provided by companies any 'guy' would know for their quality and integrity including: GE, ABB, Siemens, Intermatic,...
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    Need Help Provided with numbers were over 20 reasons why a...

    Provided with numbers were over 20 reasons why a protector adjacent to an appliance is ineffective protection. Or what the NIST called "useless". Since many only posted their feelings and personal...
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    Need Help Only two types of protectors exist. Take a $4...

    Only two types of protectors exist. Take a $4 power strip. Add some ten cent protector parts. And that is all plug-in protectors. Some may have more joules that others. But they are all similar....
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    Need Help Previously defined options are even available to...

    Previously defined options are even available to all renters. What you are seeking even can be installed by the electric company behind your meter. So simple that a girl who reads the meter will...
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    Need Help The above post said why that Tripplite does...

    The above post said why that Tripplite does virtually nothing useful. If it has some numbers that say otherwise, then post that number. I don't see any.

    Posted was what every homeowner has...
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    Need Help For over 100 years, facilities that can not have...

    For over 100 years, facilities that can not have damage have earthed a 'whole house' protector. And waste no money on protectors adjacent to electronics. Essential to protection is a protector within...
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    Need Help Why are they sold even in Lowes and Home Depot? ...

    Why are they sold even in Lowes and Home Depot? Because any informed homeowner can install it. Or spend $2 or $3 per protected appliance to have it installed professionally. Either way, it is the...
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    Need Help Others will read the numbers to learn before...

    Others will read the numbers to learn before posting. Need not post insults because APC sold them a strawman.

    You could have replied with spec numbers to give your recommendation some...
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