Re: another lightning hit - need HDMI tester
- From: me again <rick0.merrill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2011 12:15:55 -0400
"T. Keating"<tkusenet@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Lightning is one reason why I use Tosh-link (optical) between S.R.S
and other sensitive components(Dish, HDTV, etc). Think of the SRS
and all the various attached speakers as a giant ungrounded antenna.
Just a nearby strike is all that's needed to do some serious damage to
This was indeed a nearby strike.
The flash and thunder appeared to be simultaneous, which places it within
The EMP from that can burn out lots of things and
can easily bypass any "surge arrester" so
Avoid ground loops and use optical connections whenever possible;