[lug] Aging Surge Protectors

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Fri Aug 27 11:17:05 MDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-08-27 at 11:01, Gordon Golding wrote:
> This might come through twice - having trouble with email.
> I'm putting in some servers and client workstations - somebody just
> said that as surge protectors age, they lose their capacity to
> protect.
> Has anybody ever heard this?  

I am not too clear on exactly how it works but I have heard this too.  I
heard that it is not age alone that is bad, but protecting from surges. 
Each surge apparently uses up some of whatever.

I've heard it.  I don't know if it's true or not.

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