Quote Originally Posted by Matt Brown View Post
every time I plug in my Super Chromega D Dichroic II enlarger it trips the ground switch on the socket.

I'm not an electrician

I am. It makes a HUGE difference what the problem might be depending on whether you are talking about a circuit breaker or GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter). Please make it clear which is tripping, a circuit breaker or a GFI.