Protecting Your Appliances from Surges and Other Crap on the Power Lines
Posted 18 May 2008 - 07:27 PM
I have heard of whole house surge protectors being destroyed by lightning, along with all of the equipment - what is advised for protecting appliances, such as my Frigidaire front load washer, fridge, and a/c units?
Dennis in San Diego area :poison:
Posted 19 May 2008 - 08:40 AM
Well, at least back here, there are no legal regulations against using any appliance on an extension cord as long as the current handling capacity is sufficient, and care is observed to not damage the cords. Don't know for sure, but over there, you use half the voltage and double the current mostly so it puts more stress on all connections.
- Ken Olson, Digital Equipment Corporation (1977)
Posted 19 May 2008 - 12:30 PM
the link works for me !
the link for appliance magazine dot com, regarding protecting appliances from surges did not work...
or try this shortened link
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Posted 09 August 2008 - 03:34 AM
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