Gene Smar wrote:
> From: Phil Camera <email@example.com>
> Date: 2007/09/19 Wed AM 09:32:41 CDT
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Strike Post Analysis
> Don't forget that even if you have a whole house electrical or phone or
> whatever protection in place, that will only take care of energy surges
> coming from the outside lines into the house. There is a chance that your
> wiring internal to the house can have energy induced into it of sufficient
> strength to zap your stuff.
> Hence the potential need for arrestors or surge suppressors closer to
> the loads, such as provided by Belkin, Tripplite, APC, et ux (
> 73 de
> Gene Smar AD3F
Except that most transient suppressors are shunt mode and NOT
directional.. A shunt whole house suppressor will suppress overvoltages
originating within the house.
OTOH, if it's a series mode suppressor (i.e. some sort of LC filter) it
will be directional.
So the question is, what sort of whole house overvoltage protector is it?
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