Re: avoid getting killed in the process...
Don't forget you can get zapped by plugs as well. If you don't believe me
try unplugging a TV then grabbing the prongs of the plug. Ouch, or ouch
crash!! if you happen to pick the TV up just after you have unplugged it.
This might apply to Tesla coils as well, just to stay on subject.
> after one unpleasant surprise working on an old color TV quite a while
> I always make sure that I am holding the plug to the device in question
> MY HAND before I mess with the HV stuff. AND, I make sure that it's the
> right cord too - it does no good to unplug something else and then get