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Old 07-21-2018, 03:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Marcus Neuhof View Post
Eric has said in interviews that an isolation transformer is his recommended solution. I know of some electrical engineers who already have them installed at their homes (even though they have never heard of Eric) so it is certainly doable.
It would be a standard way to protect one's self. I have an isolation transformer that I was going to use not for my entire home but for my shop to make sure all my equipment (scopes, spectrum analyzer, etc.) have clean power. Also, it requires an adequate grounding rod system that is much more than a single 8 foot rod in the ground.

The isolation transformer by itself should protect from the EMP transmission from the power lines, but if the EMP is close enough to you, it could still fry anything right through your walls if they're not shielded properly.
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