Do you lose many devices and appliances every year due to thundering and unsecured earthing wiring? just use the best method to Protect Network and Wireless Devices from Lighting and Thundering and keep your network and house equipment always running in any season.
How to Protect Network and Wireless Devices from Lighting and Thundering
Thundering and lighting is an international problem of electronic devices. The rainy season is the biggest enemy time for electronic and network device burn due to thundering and lightning. I have created this post especially for internet service providers (ISP) who lose many wireless and indoor network devices due to lighting and thundering. It Is not possible to stop thundering and lighting on the device but we have many solutions to prevent thundering and lighting issues.
Mostly corporate level telecom industry does the protection from lighting and thundering during installation but small and SME size ISP ignore it. Small size ISP thought to invest in earthing and lightning protection doesn’t have any required and it doesn’t give income. But it is true using proper earthing and lighting protection saves your business during the thundering and rainy season and prevents losing your customer due to your network devices burnt.
Impact of lighting and thundering not only limit to the official product it also affects home alliance such as TV, Fridge, AC, and other electronic Products. So for home electronic appliances also required to proper earthling to prevent lightning damages. Always use a whole house surge protector and earthling provision during the construction of the house.
Requirement Type of earthing and lightning protection for Electronic appliances
There are many electronic products and appliances used in homes and offices. So how to protect the different product with thundering effect damage and burning issue.
1: Indoor Network devices
2: Outdoor Network Devices
3: Home Appliance Surge Protection
1: Indoor Network devices Effect of Lightening and thundering
An indoor network device includes the Switch, Router, Server, PC, Printer, Xerox machine, and any other equipment used inside the house. If you are the network admin or internet service provider then you must beware of product burning losses during rainy season due to heavy lighting. Most of the people thought why we invest in earth wire because it doesn’t give us any return income. So during heavy lighting, we lose the complete network device due to passing light from outside and flow on the wire to the device. There are many ways to save your network equipment from lighting and thundering and safe you in all-weather without worry about any type of lighting.
How to use Network device Earthing and lightning protection
There are many ways to protect network devices from lighting. I have created some point which can help you to protect your entire indoor network device during lighting and thundering issue.
1: Use the EHT and Lighting Protected Device only:
Always use the Network device having an inbuilt EHT protection circuit. If you are already having many network devices that don’t have any EHT (Extra high tension) then you can use Ethernet Surge Protector (ETH-SP) before direct connect to the device wire coming from outside. Whenever any thundering and lighting comes in the device it will go through EHT protection and will not damage and burn the hardware.
2: Always use Earthing in office electric line.
3: use the separate earthing for your Server room network devices and Servers. Never mix the home Earthing and Network earthing in same wire.
4: use power system protection from lightning with battery backup surge protector to ensure your power backup system not affect with any surge.
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2: Lightning surge effect on Outdoor Wireless devices.
Most damage and burnt product due to thundering and lighting drop on your mounting tower. If you are a small and medium-size Internet provider and face every year lighting issue then this post can help you to out from the thundering issue.
But you can prevent thundering and lighting problems on your device with basic steps and can protect your all outdoor devices. I have given some basic requirements.
Protect Outdoor Wireless and Wired Equipment from Surge.
There are many surge protection device available which save your equipment during the rainy season and heavy lighting and thundering.
1: Always use the Earthing for Tower top to ensure lighting not go through the tower to your equipment.
2: Always use the best surge protector for the device to protect and overvoltage protection circuit to ensure any out lighting not damage your outdoor devices.
3: Do not mount the device very close to each other. Give at least 1-2 meter distance before mounting the second device. Installing a close device may pass the lightning and can damage your device during lightning.
3: Home Appliance Surge Protection
In every house, there are many important and regular electronics appliance used which is 24/7 connect to electric. So it is big damage in case surge comes to home appliances. To protect home devices first step always do the whole house earth and lighting protection wiring. As the in-home everywhere electric equipment connected so use the overvoltage protection also to ensure the regularly connected device cannot damage due to surge pass through it. Try to use multiple earthing to protect overvoltage protection devices on the entire house and it goes through the ground with earthing.
1: Use earthling for all electrical line in the house.
2: unplug the electronic device during thundering and lighting.
End of the day network and work always should be run to provide positive service and avoid losing clients day by day. so don’t depend on the season just use the best security devices and prevent it to effect any season. so electronic device always effected in lighting and thundering make sure you have Protect Network and Wireless Devices from Lighting and Thundering and save your lots of money which loss due to bad weather.
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