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Old March 30th 17, 09:47 PM posted to
Max Demian
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Default TV socket charge up

On 30/03/2017 21:28, Paul Ratcliffe wrote:
On Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:23:15 +0100, Benderthe.evilrobot

The aerial socket is grounded to chassis ground, which is connected to other
devices by SCART or RCA leads etc.

Which are all floating as well.

Or were you expecting something to get earthed by a SCART or phono lead? Eek!
(RCA is for Americans.)

'Phono' is short for 'phonograph', American for 'gramophone'. Which is
the only audio/visual device I have that is earthed, i.e. the turntable
(or rather its cartridge), which has a separate earth connection to the

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