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Re: CAT5 surge/lightning strike protection recommendations?

  • From: David Lesher
  • Date: Wed Sep 14 12:07:37 2005

Speaking on Deep Background, the Press Secretary whispered:
> 
> 
> re: ""what did your electricians say ..."
> 
> Back to lurking in a moment, but I should note that fire and safety code issues
> are so shrouded in matters of locality and jurisdiction, at times, and bound up
> in industry and governmental standards that are so esotric in nature, that the
> typical electrical worker, and I dare say even most licensed electricians and IT
> consultants, are totally unaware of the specifics, or they are given to gross
> misconceptions and half-truths. This is so, not so much due to the complex nature
> of the matter at hand, but due to a lack of regular exposure to it. Nufsed.


And I shall note that:

	Safe

	Meets local Code

	Works reliably

are often antiparallel terms.....




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