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Technical Ground Systems Versus the Electrical Code

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Electrical codes impose rigorous restrictions on the equipment ground conductors which accompany 120-VAC power circuits feeding audio and other technical equipment. Many facilities and systems are in breech of the code. The issues surrounding requirements for safety grounding and requirements for technical grounding are elusive, arguably opposed and often poorly understood by specifiers of both systems. This paper attempts to reconcile these differences and makes recommendations.

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