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[aprssig] slightly OT:recessed male twist and lock

Dale Blanchard wa7ixk at earthlink.net
Sun Feb 5 20:28:26 UTC 2006


Joe Della Barba wrote:
>  >>>
> Or to put it another way a 240V center tapped system like the stupid USA 
> uses.
>  >>>
> 
> Why is this stupid? Is there a better idea? I have always wondered about 
> the European 220v system. Is one side grounded or is it floating?
> 
> 73
> Joe
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Floating.
You do not get shocked unless you touch both wires.
US way was a cheap way to get two circuits from only three wires.
I have worked in areas were the grounds were lifted do to problems
with weird current paths..






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