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Subject: Re: Ground Resistance monitor
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2002 19:57:35 -0400
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Any outlet tester tests for outlet safety ground. That is
not earth ground. There are many 'grounds' in a household
ground system. Each has different functions but may involve
To test for earth ground, the measuring system must complete
a circuit that includes the earth ground rod. If a meter
connects to an outlet, then where is the other side of a
complete circuit that passes through earth ground rod? No
circuit through the earth ground connection means no valid
test of earth ground.
George Steber wrote:
> Buy a ground resistance meter, about $250. Or go to a hardware
> store and buy and outlet tester that checks for ground resistance.
> Not the cheap neon tester but one designed to specifically test
> the ground. About $20 or so.
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