surge device


Old 05-27-15, 07:24 PM
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surge device

if lightning surges near your house and you have a SPD and it does its you have to replace it??
I mean is it good for only one time??
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Old 05-27-15, 08:03 PM
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Depends upon how big a surge and the rating on the device. Most whole house surge suppressors are good for several smaller hits. Any surge suppressor worth buying will have indicator lights that tell you the status of the device.
Old 05-27-15, 08:28 PM
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I know many point of use TVSS will give their life to stop the surge. Benn through quite a few.

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