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Poll Results: Do you use a surge protector?

 
  • 84% (28)
    yes
  • 12% (4)
    no, it is plugged directly into a wall outlet
  • 3% (1)
    I don't know
33 Total Votes  
post #11 of 14
I have my z-5500 plugged into a surge protector, why not protect them?

As far as the humming, I get that too, it is not related to whether you use a digital or analog source. I use digital, it hums whenever it is plugged in and the power switch on the sub is on. For me its not that loud, I only notice it if my computer is off, its not too windy/rainy/loud outside and I am near my desk.

Kind of off topic but does anyone else use a digital source? I use optical and if I turn off my computer and press the power button on the control stand but leave my headphones plugged in, really really loud static will go through the headphones until I unplug them. Not sure if anyone else had this problem, but its not a big deal.
post #12 of 14
I have all my electronics in a surge protector...most of my stuff on the warranty, is void if you dont so i make sure i do......anyway its the smart way to do it because most of us have a lot of money in our systems
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post #13 of 14
Yes.
It is a good idea to have All computer stuff plugged into a Surge Protector.
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post #14 of 14
Always into a surge protector. The one I got supports up to 3940 Joules and gives a connected equipment warranty up to $300k for $27 bucks...so why not? I have my Z-5500, my sig rig, my monitor, and my 32" LCD tv plugged into it.

Also I get absolutely no sound through optical but with the analog I get the humming noise.
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