By Dave Rongey Summary: Voltage Spikes, Surges and other Electrical Disturbances can ruin or severely damage computers, DVD Players, Stereos, televisions,and wreak havoc with telecommunications systems.
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Electrical Surge Devices for the Right Line of Defense for your Home
Unexpected voltage spikes, surges and other electrical disturbances can ruin or severely damage computers, VCR's, televisions, fax machines, scanners and copiers, disrupt satellite signals, degrade the performance of audio/video components, and wreak havoc with telecommunications systems.
Because no single device can protect an entire home or office against all electrical surges, the best way to prevent damage is by implementing a systematic, tiered surge protection plan that monitors every possible incoming signal path and protects against internally generated power fluctuations, providing protection at the service entrance and at the point of use.
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Wiring for Power Conditioning and Surge Protection
Electrical Project Skill Level:
Power Conditioning and Surge Protection Plug Strips may be installed by homeowners to help protect electronic devices and equipment.
Panel Mounted and Wired Devices are Best Installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Electrical Tools Required:
Voltage Tester or Plug In Circuit Analyzer to verify correct polarity.
Depends on personal level experience, and ability to work with tools when correcting circuit wiring problems. Electrical Safety:
Identify the circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials:
Electrical parts and materials for power quality projects should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections:
Installing panel mounted or hardwired power conditioning or surge suppression devices should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.
This is a testing tool that is a Non-contact tester that I use to easily Detect Voltage in Cables, Cords, Circuit Breakers, Lighting Fixtures, Switches, Outlets and Wires. Simply insert the end of the tester into an outlet, lamp socket, or hold the end of the tester against the wire you wish to test. Very handy and easy to use.
This is great to troubleshoot a problem with outlet circuit wiring, is also used by most inspectors to test for power and check the polarity of circuit wiring.
It detects probable improper wiring conditions in standard 110-125 VAC outlets
Provides 6 probable wiring conditions that are quick and easy to read for ultimate efficiency
Lights indicate if wiring is correct and indicator light chart is included
Tests standard 3-wire outlets UL Listed Light indicates if wiring is incorrect, Very handy and easy to use.
A wire stripping tool used to safely strip electrical wires.
This handy tool has multiple uses:
The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
The end of the tool can be used to grip and bend wire which is handy for attaching wire onto the screw terminals of switches and outlets.
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