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@curiousjim The above post of mine was not meant to get you to build your own. I should have mentioned that in the post. My intention was to justify why the prices of plug in power distributor’s are all over the place. Parts quality mainly + lab... 
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@curiousjim Said: curiousjim OP 4,112 posts 04-21-2024 at 12:59pm @jea48 and everyone who suggested DIY. I did build one and I can a difference between using it and my AR6 conditioner. That’s why I’m looking for better option... 
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For those interested. I found these brushed aluminum duplex plates doing a Google search. Brushed Aluminum Receptacle Wall Cover Plates Pass & Seymour brushed aluminum 1 gang duplex cover plate. Pass & Seymour brushed aluminum 2 gang du... 
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FWIW, I may have 1000 amps of available instant reserve at a 120V 20A wall outlet receptacle that supply’s power to audio equipment. (Branch circuit wiring #10awg Cu, breaker 1pole 20A). Limiting factors. Size of the branch circuit wiring from t... 
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DIY example, pricing. YMMV. 2-Gang Aluminum Weatherproof box, 3/4" hub $11.98 3/4" cord strain relief connector $4.25 Hubbell 5-15P hospital grade plug. $23.50 12/3 rubber cord sold by the ft 5ft, $10.25 15 Amp Industrial Grade Heavy Duty Sel... 
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curiousjim OP 4,106 posts 04-19-2024 at 04:35pm @jea48 Thanks for the link. I have no idea why a metal cover would sap the air out of the sound, but they have several other options that look good and seem to be made of plasti... 
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The raised galvanized steel 2 gang duplex cover is not good for sound. I can/will suck the air out of the music. VH Audio          
Sagging power plugs in wall outlet, diy
@fastfreight Great to hear the cable support worked out for you. Cheap to build too. Even fun... Placing the cup exactly where you want it is a pain. Especially when you used Epoxy. I made three small pencil marks on the plate for installing th... 
Resolving Hum with Battery Back-up (EcoFlow) vs Power Conditioners: success vs failure
@thaluza Thanks for the kind words.    
Resolving Hum with Battery Back-up (EcoFlow) vs Power Conditioners: success vs failure
mark200mph 60 posts 04-07-2024 at 05:17am Carlsbad2 is it possible to bypass the ground at the breaker box and run a big earthen spike into the earth and wrap copper wire around much like a lightning rod then run it to you grou... 
Resolving Hum with Battery Back-up (EcoFlow) vs Power Conditioners: success vs failure
@uberk All is well until it’s not. Food for thought. All those appliances found in your home have micro processors in them. Your air conditioning equipment as well as the heating equipment has micro processors. The AFCI, GFCI, combination GFCI/... 
In-wall cable
@vuckovic Home Depot, in stock. 10/2 stranded copper wire aluminum armored MC cable Anti-short bushing ... NEC does not require this. But I highly recommend it be used!!! ~ ~ ~ Another option. Install Carlon 1/2" ENT (Electrical Nonmetalli... 
Larry the Cable Guys
jea48 said: Increase the wire gauge be it solid or stranded increases the inductance in the circuit. Still can’t believe I said that... No excuse. .  
Larry the Cable Guys
kijanki Said: What I said before about 4 wires having the same inductance as equivalent 1 wire would be true if 4 wires fit in the diameter of solid 1 wire - not possible because of added insulation. With larger overall diameter of multiple insu... 
Larry the Cable Guys
@kijanki Said: I believe that he is simply wrong. Thicker wire has lower inductance. I agree... I can’t help thinking what else he was wrong on. @kijanki, I greatly appreciate you chiming in. Jim