On Mar 12, 11:03 am, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I believe that they are not recommended for use wherever medical
equipment may be installed, if that is a concern.
If you like the look of the GFCI devices, check out the "Decora" line
of wiring devices; they look pretty much like a GFCI without the
Anywhere where its very important that the circut not go dead
when it doesn't have to, you shouldn't use GFCIs.
That's mostly refridgeration, medical equipment, sump-pumps,
emergency lighting, and heavy fixed equipment.
For regular convenience outlets, no,
I can think of no reason other
than cost not to use GFCIs.
On Mar 12, 12:03 pm, email@example.com wrote:
You think they look better? I don't think the push buttons add to the
aesthetic, but different strokes and all that.
Not definitive, but it makes valid points.
I don't know anything about this, but if no one sells them, the prices
should go up.
A customer is in a grocery when a guy comes in and asks how much the
The owner says 3 dollars a pound.
The guy says, The store down the street charges 2 dollars a pound.
So buy them there, the grocer says.
He's out of tomatoes, the guy says.
Well, the grocer says, when I'm out of them, I charge a dollar a
Siemens says they have done it and they even claim the "series arc"
device is working. That has always been the holy grail.
"Combination" device only refers to an arc on the load side of the
receptacle as well as in wall wiring but it is still only parallel
I'm still waiting to hear a good reason why ANY should be used :)
Seriously, if you like the look, outlets swtichers, and cover plates with
similar style are available at somewhat higher cost than standard items.
Oh, you would not want to use a GFCI on for instance, a refrigerator
circuit, because of "nuisance" trips.
There is always an easy solution to every human problem -- neat,
plausible, and wrong." (Mencken)
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