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Version actuelle par : Gabe ,

Titre:

-Electricity passes thru the MacBook, thru me, to anything grounded...
+Electricity passes throug the MacBook to me

Texte:

So, I was charging my MacBook air, its fairly warm, I touch my iMac, I notice my pinky feels tingly. I think its my iMac, freak out, touch it again to no avail. I then proceed to keep my MacBook air on my lap, and type on my apple wired keyboard connected to my iMac via a USB hub that is plugged into the wall. I feel the charge again and I realize the current is coming from my MacBook air.
-Should I be worried? Because my iMac and my alum keyboard is "grounded" (well the socket this is all plugged into is not grounded... the house is old) and current goes thru, does that mean that its the positive line thats live? because if it was neutral or ground it wouldn't go thru... And how, if I should, should I approach this to apple?
+Should I be worried? Because my iMac and my aluminum keyboard is "grounded" (well the socket this is all plugged into is not grounded... the house is old) and current goes through, does that mean that its the positive line that's live? because if it was neutral or ground it wouldn't go through... And how, if I should, should I approach this to apple?
-EDIT: I just put my pinky on a screw on a light switch (So thats definitely grounded) and I definitely feel a current.
+EDIT: I just put my pinky on a screw on a light switch (So that's definitely grounded) and I definitely feel a current.
-EDIT: The plug that I was plugged into WAS grounded and that did "shock" me but the other plugs that are NOT grounded do not shock me. and it doesn't shock me when its unplugged.
+EDIT: The plug I was plugging into's ground is not actually grounded.

Appareil:

MacBook Air Models A1237 and A1304

Statut:

open

Réponse acceptée:

20369

Modifié par : iRobot ,

Titre:

Electricity passes thru the MacBook, thru me, to anything grounded...

Texte:

So, I was charging my MacBook air, its fairly warm, I touch my iMac, I notice my pinky feels tingly. I think its my iMac, freak out, touch it again to no avail. I then proceed to keep my MacBook air on my lap, and type on my apple wired keyboard connected to my iMac via a USB hub that is plugged into the wall. I feel the charge again and I realize the current is coming from my MacBook air.

Should I be worried? Because my iMac and my alum keyboard is "grounded" (well the socket this is all plugged into is not grounded... the house is old) and current goes thru, does that mean that its the positive line thats live? because if it was neutral or ground it wouldn't go thru... And how, if I should, should I approach this to apple?

EDIT: I just put my pinky on a screw on a light switch (So thats definitely grounded) and I definitely feel a current.

EDIT: The plug that I was plugged into WAS grounded and that did "shock" me but the other plugs that are NOT grounded do not shock me. and it doesn't shock me when its unplugged.

Appareil:

-MacBook Air 13" Models A1237 and A1304
+MacBook Air Models A1237 and A1304

Statut:

open

Réponse acceptée:

20369

Modifié par : iRobot ,

Titre:

Electricity passes thru the MacBook, thru me, to anything grounded...

Texte:

So, I was charging my MacBook air, its fairly warm, I touch my iMac, I notice my pinky feels tingly. I think its my iMac, freak out, touch it again to no avail. I then proceed to keep my MacBook air on my lap, and type on my apple wired keyboard connected to my iMac via a USB hub that is plugged into the wall. I feel the charge again and I realize the current is coming from my MacBook air.

Should I be worried? Because my iMac and my alum keyboard is "grounded" (well the socket this is all plugged into is not grounded... the house is old) and current goes thru, does that mean that its the positive line thats live? because if it was neutral or ground it wouldn't go thru... And how, if I should, should I approach this to apple?

EDIT: I just put my pinky on a screw on a light switch (So thats definitely grounded) and I definitely feel a current.

EDIT: The plug that I was plugged into WAS grounded and that did "shock" me but the other plugs that are NOT grounded do not shock me. and it doesn't shock me when its unplugged.

Appareil:

-MacBook Air
+MacBook Air 13" Models A1237 and A1304

Statut:

open

Réponse acceptée:

20369

Modifié par : iRobot ,

Titre:

Electricity passes thru the MacBook, thru me, to anything grounded...

Texte:

So, I was charging my MacBook air, its fairly warm, I touch my iMac, I notice my pinky feels tingly. I think its my iMac, freak out, touch it again to no avail. I then proceed to keep my MacBook air on my lap, and type on my apple wired keyboard connected to my iMac via a USB hub that is plugged into the wall. I feel the charge again and I realize the current is coming from my MacBook air.

Should I be worried? Because my iMac and my alum keyboard is "grounded" (well the socket this is all plugged into is not grounded... the house is old) and current goes thru, does that mean that its the positive line thats live? because if it was neutral or ground it wouldn't go thru... And how, if I should, should I approach this to apple?

EDIT: I just put my pinky on a screw on a light switch (So thats definitely grounded) and I definitely feel a current.

EDIT: The plug that I was plugged into WAS grounded and that did "shock" me but the other plugs that are NOT grounded do not shock me. and it doesn't shock me when its unplugged.

Appareil:

MacBook Air

Statut:

open

Réponse acceptée:

+20369

Modifié par : Gabe ,

Titre:

Electricity passes thru the MacBook, thru me, to anything grounded...

Texte:

So, I was charging my MacBook air, its fairly warm, I touch my iMac, I notice my pinky feels tingly. I think its my iMac, freak out, touch it again to no avail. I then proceed to keep my MacBook air on my lap, and type on my apple wired keyboard connected to my iMac via a USB hub that is plugged into the wall. I feel the charge again and I realize the current is coming from my MacBook air.
Should I be worried? Because my iMac and my alum keyboard is "grounded" (well the socket this is all plugged into is not grounded... the house is old) and current goes thru, does that mean that its the positive line thats live? because if it was neutral or ground it wouldn't go thru... And how, if I should, should I approach this to apple?
EDIT: I just put my pinky on a screw on a light switch (So thats definitely grounded) and I definitely feel a current.
+
+EDIT: The plug that I was plugged into WAS grounded and that did "shock" me but the other plugs that are NOT grounded do not shock me. and it doesn't shock me when its unplugged.

Appareil:

MacBook Air

Statut:

open

Modifié par : Gabe ,

Titre:

Electricity passes thru the MacBook, thru me, to anything grounded...

Texte:

So, I was charging my MacBook air, its fairly warm, I touch my iMac, I notice my pinky feels tingly. I think its my iMac, freak out, touch it again to no avail. I then proceed to keep my MacBook air on my lap, and type on my apple wired keyboard connected to my iMac via a USB hub that is plugged into the wall. I feel the charge again and I realize the current is coming from my MacBook air.
Should I be worried? Because my iMac and my alum keyboard is "grounded" (well the socket this is all plugged into is not grounded... the house is old) and current goes thru, does that mean that its the positive line thats live? because if it was neutral or ground it wouldn't go thru... And how, if I should, should I approach this to apple?
+
+EDIT: I just put my pinky on a screw on a light switch (So thats definitely grounded) and I definitely feel a current.

Appareil:

MacBook Air

Statut:

open

Contribution d'origine par : Gabe ,

Titre:

Electricity passes thru the MacBook, thru me, to anything grounded...

Texte:

So, I was charging my MacBook air, its fairly warm, I touch my iMac, I notice my pinky feels tingly. I think its my iMac, freak out, touch it again to no avail. I then proceed to keep my MacBook air on my lap, and type on my apple wired keyboard connected to my iMac via a USB hub that is plugged into the wall. I feel the charge again and I realize the current is coming from my MacBook air.

Should I be worried? Because my iMac and my alum keyboard is "grounded" (well the socket this is all plugged into is not grounded... the house is old) and current goes thru, does that mean that its the positive line thats live? because if it was neutral or ground it wouldn't go thru... And how, if I should, should I approach this to apple?

Appareil:

MacBook Air

Statut:

open