Voyager grounding issues

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jupiter
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Voyager grounding issues

Post by jupiter » Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:48 am

So I finally bought this amazing Voyager EB (early versions I think), and I am having some issues.

I found that no matter to which power outlet in my house I connect it to,
when I touch the chassis screws, I get some kind of a light electric shock.

I had the same problem with my Little Phatty when I got it, and the solution suggested by moog was to add a wire between one of the ground leads going to the power supply, and the metal chassis (this solved the problem on the LP).

I wonder if this is a known issue and how can it be solved in the Voyager :/

Thanks !

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Re: Voyager grounding issues

Post by MC » Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:59 am

You better get an electrician to check the wiring on your outlets.

Seriously.

Sounds like a potentially dangerous condition.
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Re: Voyager grounding issues

Post by muksys » Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:15 pm

Agreed. A lot worse things could happen besides destroying a voyager.

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Re: Voyager grounding issues

Post by thealien666 » Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:14 pm

I agree with others, definitely a serious electrical power grounding issue in your house ! I would have it checked by a qualified electrician ASAP. Or if you live in an apartment, notify your landlord. This is a potentially dangerous situation. No joke. :shock:
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