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How important is grounding?
Posted 06 November 2008 - 11:20 PM
Posted 07 November 2008 - 12:25 AM
Grounding is part of "code" and as such is defined a certain way.
Many systems are out there with "zero" ground and are working fine.
Now if you can't have it done per "code", and do want some ground, there are a couple of ways.
The shield of the coax is what is grounded, which connects to the case, so you "could" connect the case to the ground of the AC outlet [if you know what you're doing] or you could use a ground block on the coax and connect it to the outlet ground.
If you're not knowledgeable of this type of work, then get/hire someone that is.
The LAST THING you want to do is make a mistake working around 120 volt AC.
Posted 07 November 2008 - 01:37 AM
..... The LAST THING you want to do is make a mistake working around 120 volt AC.
Posted 07 November 2008 - 03:49 AM
You would need to be carefull with your adult beverages and kool aide though, it only takes one instance of beverage abuse to cause smoke around entertainment centers.
Posted 07 November 2008 - 06:12 AM
probably would not be an issue with D* items due to lease, but since it only cost me $15 to it I did.
Posted 07 November 2008 - 08:50 AM
My Setup as of January 2011
Posted 07 November 2008 - 10:13 AM
Posted 07 November 2008 - 10:54 AM