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Basic Grounding and Surge Protection

INTRODUCTION

  • Grounding
    • Single Point Ground
    • Electrical Grounding
    • Telecom and Cable Grounding
    • External Antenna Grounding
    • Benefits of Single Point Grounding
    • Other Grounding/Bonding Issues

BREAK

  • Surge Protection
    • Why do things get damaged?
    • What is a surge?
    • How do surges cause damage?
    • How do surge protectors work?
    • What surge protectors CAN do.
    • What surge protectors CAN NOT do.
    • Types of surge protectors
    • UL 1449 Rating
    • False Claims
    • Recommendations
    • Resources on the World Wide Web

ADJOURN
Example of bonding two separate ground systems together to avoid Ground Potential Difference (GPD), which can destroy components in a television.

Example of bonding two separate ground systems together to avoid Ground Potential Difference (GPD), which can destroy components in a television.