|[AMRadio] Advice please: Globe King trips GFI socket|
w5jo at brightok.net
Mon Jun 9 15:33:08 EDT 2008
Like Grant said check those line bypass caps. I have a 500 A, they
are still present, and I don't have any trouble. I use a 3 wire
cord on mine.
If you don't mind, why are your using a GFI? Around here the code
only require them within 3 ft. of a water source. Sometimes RF can
give them fits as well. So if you aren't violating code, I would
remove the GRI and put in a standard socket. First you might get a
long extension cord and try it in a standard socket to see what
happens. If it opens a circuit breaker, then find out why.
Have fun and live it up.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Les Zwiebel
> Am restoring a 500C. The power supply trips the GFI. Filter caps
> have been replaced. If the filtering circuit and caps have some
> slight inherent leakage, should I bypass or eliminate them? Use a
> 3 wire to 2 wire adapter plug at the wall? (I would prefer to keep
> it a 3-wire line.) Eliminate the GFI on that wall socket? Anyone
> been down this road before?
> Thanks in advance.
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