I have wondered about something similar.

If I use a 6 way power strip, I’m assuming all the leakage currents for 
anything plugged in sum. Is that correct? I recall getting a few trips when I 
used a power strip and It’s only just twigged that might be why.

Cheers,

Derek.

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> On Aug 24, 2022, at 3:27 PM, Brian Kunde <bkundew...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> 
> If I have a rake of electrical equipment with a single power cord and a 
> combined touch current exceeding 6mA, and I plug the rake into a circuit with 
> a GFCI, will it trip?  
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> The Other Brian
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