I have gotten a couple of PM's about the surge protectors and isolation transformers. Rather than reply separately, I thought I would share this information in this thread.
The surge protectors protect against electrical surges. Because they do not use MOV's like typical surge protectors from Panamax, Monster, Belkin, etc., they don't have a limited lifespan. You can learn more at zerosurge.com.
The ZeroSurge surge protectors were $142.3 each. Each one protects a single 20A circuit. "Zero Surge, Inc. (www.zerosurge.com
) PM-20-120 Series Mode Adaptive Surge Filter". The normal price is $224.48 at alliedelec.com but I got these direct from ZS on sale. They had a clearance sale at Christmas.
The Equi=Tech isolation transformers turn an ordinary 20A circuit into a balanced power circuit (+60V on hot, -60V on neutral). This technique reduces electrical noise. You can read about how it works at equitech.com but honestly, I still don't understand how it really works.
The Equi=Tech isolation transformers were $474.00 each. Each one cleans a single 20A circuit. "Equi=Tech (www.equitech.com
) 2kVA Toroid â€œTransformer in a Boxâ€ isolation transformers". The normal price is $1,159.00 each.http://www.equitech.com/purchase/prices.html
model = 2QB
but I bought overstock for a discount. Equi=Tech sells overstock at this website.http://www.equitech.com/products/seconds/seconds.html
I see that they have a 15A model right now for $399. Mine is 20A and is a different model which is why slightly higher price.
Lastly, people have complimented on the carpet and I appreciate the kind words. It is Shaw "PLAY TIME L0053" carpet, color "53500 BLACK BEAUTY". The carpet company that sold and installed the carpet is Garrett Floor Coverings Inc at (713) 861-5240.
Thank you and please feel free to post your questions here or PM.