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Old November 14 2010, 08:33 PM   #15
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Re: Exploding Consoles Of Doom Explained At Last

Verteron wrote: View Post
They should perfect the subspace surge protector: A device some way down the cable detects surge and transmits this fact to a physical circuit breaker at superluminal speeds!
Well, the whole point here is that even circuit breakers can be overwhelmed by a voltage differential large enough to jump the gap (at least in an atmosphere). There are limits to any form of protection.
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