How do I fix a voltage leak and electrical noise problem?
|By Dave Rongey - Summary:
I suspect this is an isolated problem with that circuit or outlet…Another possibility is to have the cable company verify their ground connection for their incoming…..
Electrical Question from Todd about Troubleshooting
Background: Todd, a Homeowner from Sarasota, FL
My questions are this: Is it possible I have an over-voltage problem that is damaging my televisions? No other appliances have had a similar problem, and the televisions have been plugged into a surge protector. If it is possible, how do I test to see if there is an over-voltage problem? And is there a filter or over-voltage limiter that I can install that would fix this? Thanks.
Thanks for your electrical question Todd. I would verify the polarity and circuit integrity which serves the outlet used for the television. I suspect this is an isolated problem with that circuit or outlet. If there was an over-voltage condition, it would be affecting other electrical devices as well. Another possibility is to have the cable company verify their ground connection for their incoming service for your building. Improper bonding or the lack of a ground can cause problems.
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