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A few tips on picking a UPS for your Mac
Authored by: freddiepingpong on Oct 12, '05 08:57:52PM

Before everyone gets on the underground wiring kick, I remembered from a documentary on lightning that underground wires are struck and affected just as much as above ground wires. Sure enough:

The studies revealed that underground power lines are also vulnerable, contrary to previous beliefs, Rakov says. Ground lightning strikes affect underground distribution lines almost as often as they affect overhead lines
http://www.ece.ufl.edu/publications/Archives/inthenews/2003/lightning-powerlines.html



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A few tips on picking a UPS for your Mac
Authored by: johnsawyercjs on Mar 06, '08 10:46:35PM

It's not lightning strikes on above-ground power lines that most often damages them--it's a storm's high winds, trees and branches falling across the power lines, etc. that does the most damage. Underground them, and that wouldn't happen.



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