[ale] OT: Running computers in an older home (read older circuitry)

Bjorn Dittmer-Roche bjorn at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Thu Feb 19 16:15:46 EST 2004

On Thu, 19 Feb 2004, John Wells wrote:

> Guys,
> Thanks for the thought provoking discussion.  I think the safest is to
> have an electrician look at the current wiring and then either hire him
> to install a few dedicated circuits, or as someone else suggested, look
> at doing it myself.

Sounds like a good plan.

> Supposing the later, are there any good web resources that cover a.
> doing things like this, b. the general code by state, and c. basic
> electrician training for the do-it-yourself'er?  I've had basic
> electronics training, but it was a long, long time ago :).

Home depot has good books on the subject and I think they've got info on
their site, too. They are also helpful in the store.


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