What's the oldest electrical appliance you own and use, and is it still like new?

Answer a pre 60's telephone~still in useit still rings like new enjoy

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Is a ceiling fan an electrical appliance?

Yes, a ceiling fan is an electrical appliance. Ceiling fans are attached to an electrical box within the ceiling, and that box is connected to the dwelling's electrical supply. Always shut off the ... Read More »

What electrical appliance in a normal house uses the most electricity, is it a computer?

None of the above answers are exactly correct. The heaviest loaded appliance in a normal house is an electric cooker if you have one, followed by an immersion heater, if it is the sole means of hea... Read More »

Can Electrical Shock from a household appliance such as a DVD player that is not grounded cause harm to a baby during pregnancy?

Answer No. A shock strong enough to harm the fetus would be fatal to the mother. If it just made you jump and maybe say something like '*&^*', both the mother and the fetus are ok.

How does the ground or earth wire of an appliance protect a user if there is a fault with that particular appliance?

All the neutral and ground (or "earth") wires in a building are tied (or "connected") together at the incoming service main breaker panel - and that is the only place they should ever be tied toget... Read More »