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What are the requirements for powering a home studio? Like what kinds of circuits are needed? Is one 15 amp (for all the plugs) sufficient?

Or should certain things be on separate circuits?
OldTrucker's Avatar in Recording by Basic Contributor (80 points)

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Here are some tips from my experience:

- grounding is very important. Obviously everything must be grounded.

- If possible, run the computer on its own circuit, the musician's gear on one, and anything else (cell phone chargers, microwaves, fridges, on a different one)

If you want to get technical here is a very interesting document - you could go all out or just pick up a few tips from the info contained within: http://www.jhbrandt.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Grounding-Wiring-Zero-Loop-Area.pdf
bobbyd's Avatar by Basic Contributor (58 points)
Wow, thank you!
Whoa, I didn't know it got so complicated! I thought you just plugged things into the wall and off you go!
Lol same here I just plug things in and thats where it ends in my mind :P
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