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Old 09-16-2013, 12:31 PM   #1
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Hi everyone,

Last year we had several surge protectors burn up after overvoltages after Sandy. They did their job, they protected the equipment.

I recently ran into this thread on Mike Holt forum

http://forums.mikeholt.com/showthread.php?t=156097

specifically post #9. This advocates using a separate MOV at each breaker.

Anyone with thoughts or experience with this? If it makes sense, how would you connect the varistor to the breaker? (Square D QO.)

Thanks!

Gene

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i use the square d surge protector at my panel , & plug in type for each of my electronics. if you have a major surge , such as a lightning strike , nothing will stop it.but it may slow it down some.
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I've seen circuits on a gfi survived because the device bite it and failed.
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