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Old 06-06-2016, 07:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Ummagumma View Post
We have 3 flatscreen TVs. Over the years, my desktop died at least twice due to a power surge, the last time despite having a surge protector (which may have been faulty). I never had this happen to a TV.
Again, if a plug-in protector, then no effective protection existed. That device may have made damage easier.

A phrase surge protector only means surge protection when using junk science reasoning.

Did that protector have a hardwire that took tools to connect low impedance (ie less than 10 feet) to an earth ground electrode? If not, that protector was faulty before it was purchased. As explained with necessary details previously.

Tie a know in a wire. At least that surge protector does not make damage easier.
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Old 06-06-2016, 09:03 AM
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Geez, dude, give it a rest. I think we've answered the OP's question.
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