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Re: Zapped on cable line
Posted by gfretwell:
The cable and power are still on the pole here in most of Florida unless there was a recent utility upgrade. Newer gated communities got underground services but the distribution up to their gate is still likely to be overhead.
The only thing buried in my neighborhood is the phone.

People are (...)
Re: 4" square extensions ??
Posted by renosteinke:
The use of extension rings is limited by the length of your pigtails. Stack enough of them, and you'll need longer pigtails.
Posted by Tesla:
The problem is almost certainly NOT in your horns. ('Sounders'... Out my way horns are horns, strobes are strobes; both are part of the annunciator circuit.)

[Forgive me if this is insultingly basic, but you've only posted once... I can't even tell if you've been testing VDC at the correct (...)
Re: North American Power Grid wide open to hackers
Posted by Tesla:

As I've previously posted -- going back months -- the digital control system of the Pocos is WIDE OPEN to hackers.

They never thought to put any encryption protocols in place -- from the very start.

It's (...)
Re: The "All Purpose" Plier
Posted by renosteinke:
OK... here's my review. First, though, I'd like to make some general tool observations.

I don't think any of us has "a set" of tools. We have several. My primary 'sets' are a) the little pouch in my back pocket; b) the main 'electricians" pouch; and c) all the other stuff I have tucked away on (...)
Re: LED tube wiring Disconnect required?
Posted by gfretwell:
I would not be surprised if they did not extend this to any active component of a commercial luminaire. The LEDs may last longer than ballasts but they are likely to still be replaced hot.

This is where I would rather see NEMA step up and come up with a standard connector for ballasts or any (...)
Re: Landis & Gyr Meter Wiring
Posted by Texas_Ranger:
That's indeed unusual! I read the diagram exactly as you did though. Most meters would have the N terminals in the middle.
Re: The elusive AFCI device??
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Re: The pics....
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Leviton AFCI; finally


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