My guess is, current limiting. Might catch fire or worse if the source is
too stiff. Is it UL (or other safety lab) marked? Sounds like a recall
waiting to happen.
> [Original Message]
> From: Pete Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: RFI List <email@example.com>
> Date: 4/11/2010 11:19:45 AM
> Subject: [RFI] Surge suppressor distance from panel
> I just ran across something I'd never seen before in the specs for a
> surge suppressor (brand not important). It said "DO NOT install this
> device if there is not at least 10 meters (30 feet) or more of wire
> between the electrical outlet and electrical service panel." Why?
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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