Go Back TV - Video - Vintage Television & Radio Forums > Expeditions & Passions

We appreciate your help

in keeping this site going.
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-26-2015, 09:57 PM
dieseljeep dieseljeep is offline
VideoKarma Member
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 6,548
[QUOTE=jr_tech;3152369]Would an arc fault detector outlet such as this add a degree of safety margin, if one is using an older electric blanket?

not affiliated,
AFCI breakers are required, per the NEC, for circuits that feed the bedrooms and a few of the other areas in the home.
It seems that they respond to arcs and poor connections, where heavy current is consumed. I'm not sure if they would respond to a fault in a lower power item, like an electric blanket. Having never owning one and not knowing what wattage they're rated at, is hard to say whether it would respond to a fault.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:10 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
ęCopyright 2012, All rights reserved.