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Re: Floating Ground Switch...

10/20/2005 6:17 PM
Allen
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Re: Floating Ground Switch...
Hi Enzo-  
 
Thanks for your comments. Yes, I see your point in theory. In practice though, I'm not too concerned about the cap shorting. .01mfd 1KV rated cap. (maybe a lightning strike ;-)) My Mk II C+ has had this feature since new and it has been a good thing to have on many occasions.  
 
I do plan on using the 3 wire cord, of course. The switch in the mid (default) position just couples the chassis with the ground prong. But I'm thinking that I want to have options when there is no ground lug at the wall. If I have to use a 3 to 2 prong adapter, and if no decent earth-ground is available, I can still set the polarity. I'm still thinking it through though...  
 
Thanks for the info!  
 
Allen

 
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Todd Just because it is a 1K-rated cap d... -- 10/20/2005 6:27 PM