Residental electrical load [was Re: Who's rewired their house for this hobby?]

Christian Kennedy chris at
Sun Nov 30 11:54:26 CST 2014

On 29 Nov 2014, at 20:14, drlegendre . <drlegendre at> wrote:

> That's what I was wondering - whether it was as sensitive to an
> open-circuit as to an excessively short one.
> Do you know what the open-circuit concerns are? Is it one of those supplies
> that just can't tolerate being unloaded?

My suspicion is that this is actually in the same category as the control lock that’s supposed to deter children; being the US this smells like someone came up with a novel product liability theory and someone decide to drop a few extra lines of code in order to appease the corporate legal types.

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