How long after you get shocked from an outlet do you die?

Answer Many of the answers here are grossly irresponsible. DO NOT under any circumstances deliberately come into contact with AC line voltage! No, NOT "unless you know what you're doing". Just DO NOT. A s... Read More »

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I got shocked by an outlet?

The ghost of Charles Darwin must be rolling on the floor.

Can a person be shocked on a computer that has a wireless mouse and a power surge trip outlet?

The wireless mouse has an independent power supply from the computer. It gets activated though wireless transmission, reception and or radiation, not enough to carry high voltage electricity. The w... Read More »

How to Add an Outlet With a Switch From an Existing Outlet?

Wiring a switched outlet to an existing outlet will add the flexibility of controlling a device such as a light with the switch. The wiring used is standard 12-2 ROMEX® electrical cable and connec... Read More »

How do you upgrade a 30A outlet to a 50A outlet can I just change the outlet and upgrade the circuit breakers?

NO! STOP! DO NOT DO THIS! More than likely the wire in the wall is only rated to carry 30 amps. Running fifty amps through it will start a fire! You MUST upgrade the wiring in the wall to upgrade t... Read More »