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Circuit Playground: G Is for Ground

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Why do some power cables have two conductors and some have three? Ladyada explains that three prong cables are grounded and provide a layer of safety in electronics. Ladyada and Adabot go through the lab looking for grounded items. Part of the "Circuit Playground" series.

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Runtime: 3 minutes

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