With everything getting more expensive these days, you want to be sure your costly electronics stay protected.
One of the most common ways is to plug them all into a surge protector.
The question is: Do these things really work?
The answer is, as usual: It’s complicated!
Join me for a look at 3 different types/levels of surge suppressors, how these gizmos really work, and how best to protect your techie goodies from unfortunate zaps.
We’ve heard a lot in recent years about the dangers of an EMP (electromagnetic pulse).
The power grid will go down, communications will be toasted, and some have even claimed that 90% of the population will be wiped out!
This begs the questions: How bad is it, really?
What actually happens during an EMP?
Is the threat real, or have we all been watching too many Hollywood movies?