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Will an isolation transformer have a noticeable effect on mains hum? Also critique my DIY transformer idea

I am planning to build a transformer to isolate the device under test for my oscilloscope, so I don't accidentally destroy it. Something is amiss if you think you'll destroy a device under test with ...
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Will an isolation transformer have a noticeable effect on mains hum? Also critique my DIY transformer idea

Usually isolating the scope is the worst idea ever. When people measure something that is dangerous like some device with unisolated mains using a scope, they forget that the scope metal parts and ...
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Mobile Power Distribution Unit: Mains Cable Size

You may use the following chart to have a look at the required wire gauges. I've always used a chassis wiring gauge for connecting my device to the mains socket. Please note: this is my personal ...
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