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    I have an power surge protector with a power switch. I want to connect some homemade led strips powered by dc adapters to the power surge protector strip. (the led strips just plug in to turn on) My question is that can I use the power switch on the surge protector to power on and off my...
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    I Had built a computer nearly a year ago and i always noticed that when i turned on/off a fan that i have at one side of my room while using the computer in a different electrical plug it would sometimes cause usb appliances like my keyboard which i would have to unplug the USB and re-plug...
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    G'day from Down Under! I live in Australia and will travel to the U.S. with my family. We are too modern with five iPhones and iPads (in total). Charging the devices at airports will be a challenge because I doubt that we will be able to find enough outlets. I would like to take an...
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    Hello everyone! Thanks in advance for the help! I'm currently running 3x computer's in 1 power strip connected to 1 2-port outlet. All the monitor/router power cables are connected to 1 power strip which is connected to a different 2-port outlet (same room) I have plenty more ports available...
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    just moved in, was setting up my tv upstairs (honey was downstairs watching the game on his tv... directv) I have cable (yes we have both). his tv, ps3, satellite set top box and one of my cable boxes are plugged into a large power surge protector downstairs. So Upstairs i had a small power...
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    Hello, I have a very simple question. I am wiring a parallel circuit of 4 plugs into a metal workbench. I know very little about electronics and want to make sure I am doing it right as I am in a shared space and don't need to go shorting the system or anything. I have: A single switch with a...
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    We just purchased a refrigerator for our garage. Our current configuration is this: 20A circuit in garage 15A GFCI receptacle near fridge Home alarm system plugged into bottom of GFCI receptacle With the alarm system plugged in, there is not enough space to plug in the refrigerator power...
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    Hi, Isn't there a practical limit on how many sockets you can have in a power strip ? Given that AC power is P=VI(cosφ), each socket in the strip will consume P supplied from one single wall socket. That means, the wall socket will have to deliver as much current as required by all the sockets...
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    I recently purchased a power strip with a GFCI plug in (the test reset buttons on the plug), for use with my fish aquarium. Only problem is that I live in an older house with two prong outlets. So I did what I do with all my electronics, I just snapped the third plug off. But now I'm not sure...
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