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    I am confused why you believe Square D, Leviton,...

    I am confused why you believe Square D, Leviton, Siemens, ABB, Intermatic, and other responsible companies have it all wrong. Protectors designed to earth 40,000 and 100,000 amps surges use 6 AWG...
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    Surge protection, requested by GoldenSilence,...

    Surge protection, requested by GoldenSilence, means all destructive surges are relevant. Due to protection already inside all appliances, then destructive surges are rare. Maybe once every seven...
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    Milliseconds are irrelevant. Basic knowledge of...

    Milliseconds are irrelevant. Basic knowledge of surge protection means you are discussing surges - microsecond events.

    Don't know why you are so ademant that you know this stuff. You do not...
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    Listed were manufacturers who provide 'whole...

    Listed were manufacturers who provide 'whole house' protectors. Some rated even for 100,000 amps.
    Curious that we were doing decades ago what some claim does not exist.

    How much current can...
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    Start again. What does lightning seek? Earth...

    Start again. What does lightning seek? Earth ground. Any path inside your building is a connection from a cloud to charges located miles away. A current incoming from the cloud. And outgoing to...
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    A 'whole house' protector costs about $1 per...

    A 'whole house' protector costs about $1 per protected appliance. If anything needs protection, then everything needs protection including the furnace, air conditioner, dishwasher, and bathroom...
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    Heat is mostly from how the electronics keep a...

    Heat is mostly from how the electronics keep a battery charged. A cheapest method is to constantly charge the battery with a tiny current. Battery gets warmer. A constant charge that low is not...
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    Those who only post acidic comments would...

    Those who only post acidic comments would *assume* protection means MOVs/TVS from phase to ground. Numerous protection methods exist without those devices. But then I designed power supplies; he...
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    Many popular myths were cited. Even joules means...

    Many popular myths were cited. Even joules means little until one first learns how surge protection works. Start with concepts originally taught in elementary school science.

    Lightning seeks...
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    How can they provide numbers when they don't have...

    How can they provide numbers when they don't have any numbers? Wild speculation.

    Electronics should be good for many decades. Why would one UPS fail? Most common source is manufacturing...
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    Wrong static IP address. You are not...

    Wrong static IP address. You are not comprehending a problem involving a DCHP server inside your router. Better is to understand the problem before fixing it with a UPS.

    ISP has no say what IP...
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    You describe what may be a DHCP problem. Router...

    You describe what may be a DHCP problem. Router need not 'see' anything already assigned a static IP address. Router must only see devices that lease an IP address.

    If the other 'already'...
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    Maybe reread that earlier post. Dirty power...

    Maybe reread that earlier post. Dirty power (non-sinewave) is ideal for electronics. And sometimes harmful to motorized appliances.

    Furthermore, none of those recommended UPS are really...
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    A stepped sine wave output is also called a sine...

    A stepped sine wave output is also called a sine wave output. Since neither UPS provides numbers, then nobody can say which is 'cleaner'.

    Makes no difference. No matter how clean that power,...
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    Output of this 120 volt sine wave UPS is 200 volt...

    Output of this 120 volt sine wave UPS is 200 volt square waves with a spike of up to 270 volts. Yes, from high school math, that is a sine wave output. A sum of many sine waves. Easy is to scam...
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    If you close the thread, then he has accomplished...

    If you close the thread, then he has accomplished his objective. To subvert honest technical discussion. He only joins these groups to attack. To create confusion with nasty replies and subjective...
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    bud only joined this group because I posted here....

    bud only joined this group because I posted here. He has been posting nasty and insulting replies for almost a decade. Promoting power strip protectors is his job. So he replies with acidic...
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    Why do you say the same thing I am saying. And...

    Why do you say the same thing I am saying. And then say that is wrong? Protection is always about connecting that current around equipment. And that means the connection must be shorter (low...
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    I am rather confused. First facilities that...

    I am rather confused. First facilities that cannot have damage spend most time and effort on what does the protection. Then you say I am wrong for saying similar?

    We know wall receptacle...
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    Answers are even found in power strip...

    Answers are even found in power strip specification numbers. Grossly undersized protectors may even cause house fires. Virtually every professional organization recommends better earthing of a...
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    It should already be installed on any incoming TV...

    It should already be installed on any incoming TV cable, telephone or satellite dish wire. Each must connect low impedance (ie 'less than 10 feet') to the single point earth ground that is also...
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    cypherpunks explained some facts that Brickwall...

    cypherpunks explained some facts that Brickwall forgot to mention. So that filter will stop a surge ... that three miles of sky could not? How many joules will that filter absorb so that energy...
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    You have assumed a protector does things it does...

    You have assumed a protector does things it does not do. Does things only claimed by hearsay.

    First batteries do not absorb such fluctuations. From basic circuit theory, the battery is...
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    Destructive surges occur maybe once every seven...

    Destructive surges occur maybe once every seven years. But many without electrical knowledge want to entertain a mythical fear created by advertising.

    A power strip does virtually nothing to...
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    First learn what you really have. Your PC would...

    First learn what you really have. Your PC would be as hot as an electric space heater if drawing that much power. Most who make computer recommendations do not first learn facts. Also why so many...
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