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Old 02-16-2009, 11:51 AM   #1
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I was changing out a cord on my amp with a new one and looked at the wiring. The neutral was fused and switched, not the hot. Why would this be?

I did not change anything, kept the neutral fused and switched.

Load is just a regular toroidal x-former.

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Old 02-17-2009, 06:57 AM   #2
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Did you do a continuity check on the old power cord from the wire end to the blade on the male end?
I've seen some where the colors are not what you would expect, I think they use some international,
not US color standard.

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Did you do a continuity check on the old power cord from the wire end to the blade on the male end?
I've seen some where the colors are not what you would expect, I think they use some international,
not US color standard.
No, the plug was polarized. It probably doesn't matter much, but I might fuse the hot and switch it. Thats how its always done.
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