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AC line voltage = 130?


 
1/25/2001 7:05 PM
poboy
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AC line voltage = 130?
I was measuring DC voltages in my amp which appeared to be a bit high, so I set the DMM to AC and measured the power line.. 130VAC.  
 
 
 
I know AC voltages are higher than they used to be, but this still seems too high.  
 
 
 
What's a "normal" level?  
 
 
 
Thanks.  
 
 
 
P.S. This is in nuke-powered SE Pennsylvania.
 
1/25/2001 7:28 PM
Rebel420
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... i get about 125-132 in SW Penna myself ;)
 
 
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1/25/2001 7:40 PM
Dwight
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117v here in Minneapolis
 
1/25/2001 7:51 PM
dpcoyle
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Re: 130 vac, have you a calibrated your voltmeter?  
 
Dan
 
1/25/2001 8:03 PM
Sonic Bloom
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quote:
"This is in nuke-powered SE Pennsylvania"
 
 
 
 
Tell your power company to stop using those "super-extra-enriched" uranium pellets!!  
 
 
 
:D:D  
 
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1/25/2001 8:44 PM
Bruce
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Call he electric company and tell them you want a discount on your electric bill for all the unneeded current they are forcing you to use, plus the unecessary wear and tear on all your electric equipment.  
 
I would imagine most all your appliances are rated at 117v/120v and you are pushing an extra 10-13vac RMS through them... and you have to pay for the extra electrcity for no damn reason and there is a power shortage all over the west coast!!  
 
If you really have 130vac, call them and tell them to fix it... now.  
 
Bruce
 
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