From: Lizard Blizzard
Subject: Re: Info on protecting UTP network / phone / AC mains so lightning
on cable doesn't destroy everything (again)?
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 07:59:06 -0800
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Gary Tait wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Nov 2002 04:34:48 -0800, Watson 'Atto Parsec' Name
>>In article <3DC7C105.firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
>>>Tony (remove \"_\" from email address) wrote:
>>>Just about every computer / electronics store sell surge suppressors.
>>>Many have RJ11 and RJ45 surge-arrests as well. Fairly inexpensive too.
>>> I'm also pretty sure that a coax surge-arrest an be found if you take
>>>the time to look around.
>>None of those are needed. They are already installed in the existing
>>equipment, and if working properly, should do the job adequately.
> But what is easier/cheaper/less of an inconvenience to replace or
> repair? IMO, the surge supressor would.
We all know that the surge suppressor won't cut it. Mainly from the
rants of our favorite grounding troll, W.tom. A much better replacement
for the surge supp is a good quality triplett isolation transformer, or
a good quality UPS. Besides, you're gonna need a UPS if the power gets
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