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Power Blackout #180214
08/18/08 10:55 AM
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WESTUPLACE  Offline OP
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Re: Power Blackout [Re: WESTUPLACE] #180216
08/18/08 03:27 PM
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Very interesting reading for sure. I only made it to page 4 before I had to get back to work. I'm surprised that there are so many posters in there who understand the situation (obviously some EC's or POCO pros). There are still a lot of questions about the OP's story though.

My first thought was that the fault caused or escalated the failure of the transformer, where a winding shorted causing the output voltage to increase dramatically but not into thousands of volts.


---Ed---

"But the guy at Home Depot said it would work."

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