Grounding Neons

 * Original msg to: Lcwang-at-students.wisc.edu
 * Carbons sent to: usa-tesla-at-usa-dot-net

Quoting "Lawrence C. Wang" <lcwang-at-STUDENTS.WISC.EDU>:

> I'm wondering if it's absolutely necessary to ground the center
> tap on neon transformers;  I don't seem to see any 
> difference...is it just for safety? 

If you are well grounded, then both you and the neon have a
better chance to "Live Long and Prosper"; if you are not well
grounded then you reduce these chances, not only for you, but for
your equipment as well.

Richard Quick

... If all else fails... Throw another megavolt across it!
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