[time-nuts] Power connectors continued

Orin Eman orin.eman at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 17:35:11 EDT 2017

On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 1:06 PM, Chris Albertson <albertson.chris at gmail.com>

> A really dumb idea was this guy, I heard this story secondhand.  He used
> A/C extension cords for speaker cables because they work well for that
> purpose, but then someone plugged a speaker into a 120vac well outlet.   I
> assume it made a load 60 Hz tone for a few cycles.    Best to follow
> industry conventions because that is what people expect.

 CQ magazine had an article where they did something similar and used a
120V extension cord for low voltage - 12V solar panels or some such
project.  Accidently plug the cord into 120V and you'd blow your panels and
radios up!  I didn't renew my subscription after that one.

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