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x   GFCI

A look at ground fault interrupters and how they work around the home.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1975 (v.53#11) pg. 12

How to install ground fault interrupters. Includes a description of how they work and what types are available.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #183 Sep 1977 (v.27#6) pg. 30

Make your own shockproof extension cord which is equipped with a ground fault interrupter.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #222 Oct 1981 (v.31#8) pg. 64

Shockproof your home's electric wiring. How to install GFCI (ground fault interrupter) outlets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #249 May-Jun 1984 (v.34#5) pg. 88
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 10

Basic home wiring. Understanding polarization, grounding, and ground-fault circuit interrupters.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #271 Sep 1986 (v.36#7) pg. 56

Electrical safety at a bargain price. An introduction to ground fault circuit interrupters, how they work and where to put them.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #332 Oct 1992 (v.42#9) pg. 26
Correction FAMILY HANDYMAN #333 Nov-Dec 1992 (v.42#10) pg. 10

How to install a ground fault circuit interrupter and the proper-size electrical box to hold one.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #336 Mar 1993 (v.43#3) pg. 66
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #340 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.43#7) pg. 8

Testing GFCIs. Four simple safety tests to make.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #383 Nov 1997 (v.47#10) pg. 50

Two defenses against electrical shocks. A review of major changes in the National Electrical Code which has resulted in improved safety.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #391 Sep 1998 (v.48#8) pg. 96

Ground-fault protection. How to install and use ground-fault electrical circuit interrupters.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #6 Dec 1981-Jan 1982 pg. 39

Ground-fault protection. How GFCIs work, where to use them, installation, and testing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #86 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 76
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #90 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 6

Misconception concerning the need for a ground wire in a ground-fault device is clarified.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #120 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 8

What you should know about ground fault interrupters.
HANDY ANDY Sep 1979 (v.3#10) pg. 12

Why and where you need ground fault interrupters.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #3 Fall 1976 (v.1#3) pg. 28

Build a short extension cord with a built-in ground fault interrupter.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Oct 1979 (v.68#7) pg. 44

Ground-fault circuit interrupter calibrator/tester accessory. Provides true testing of GFCIs as well as application enhancement.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1988 (v.5#9) pg. 46

How to shockproof your home. How to install ground-fault interrupters.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1983 (v.4#1) pg. 80

Eliminate risk of fatal electronic shock with this ground fault interrupter. Senses leaks of 2mA and turns off power within 30 milliseconds. Handles 110-volts, 15 amps.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Apr 1974 (v.5#4) pg. 44

Staying alive. Ground fault electric shock and how to prevent it.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1990 (v.7#11) pg. 40
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 4

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters, how they work and locations around the home where they are worth the investment.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1973 (v.139#5) pg. 162

Ground fault interrupters. How they work and installation tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1989 (v.166#3) pg. 99

How to do your own outdoor wiring safely. Includes detailed information on ground-fault circuit interrupters.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1974 (v.205#2) pg. 94

How to install ground fault interrupters in existing receptical boxes. A list of manufacturers and costs included.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1975 (v.207#4) pg. 126

Shock stopper. How to convert two-slot outlets to the three-slot type using ground-fault circuit interrupter receptacles.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1988 (v.232#5) pg. 95
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1988 (v.233#2) pg. 8

Plugging into safety. Upgrade your electrical system with ground fault interrupters. Three different styles are viewed.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1988 (v.3#5) pg. 72
Correction PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.3#7) pg. 11

Useful electronic troubleshooting hints, tips, and homemade tools. Includes voltage sniffer, ground-fault interrupter circuit tester, static electricity grounding setup for use with CMOS circuits, etc.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1980 (v.51#12) pg. 60

Three electrical upgrades. (1) Installing a floodlight on the outside wall of your house. (2) Adding outlets in the garage. (3) Upgrading to a GFCI outlet.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #831 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.94) pg. 57

A look at three basic types of ground fault interrupters for home electrical circuits and some of the places in kitchen and workshop where chances of a dangerous shock could occur.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1975 (v.31#1) pg. 35

Install a GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) outdoor receptacle.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1988 (v.44#3) pg. 42