If you're plugging a device with a 2-prong plug into an extension cord that has 3 prongs on the other end, does that give it the grounding benefit of the third prong?
I have a 25 foot 16/3 extension cord. The instructions say it should not be stored outside, but it doesn't say why. I would like to store it out in the open under my carport. It would not get hit ...
I recently learned (via a rant from an electrician's son and some internet research) that the standard buy-anywhere cheapo extension cords are a big cause of electrical fires and are not recommended ...
Amazon UK sell 50 metre extension cables that use standard UK plugs: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Silverline-200084-Metre-Cable-Reel/dp/B000LFZ49Q/ref=sr_1_1 Is it safe to use an extension lead this ...
We're hosting a LAN party (several computers, 50+) and I had some questions about power draw; I hope this is the right place to ask. Currently, we're assuming each PC will draw an average of 3.5 ...