the perfect box - harware

Ken Moffat ken at
Thu Feb 9 13:37:14 PST 2006

On Thu, 9 Feb 2006, Brandon Peirce wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Feb 2006 15:45:45 +0000 (GMT) Ken Moffat wrote:
>> I measured the following consumptions a few months ago for my desktop 
>> boxes:
> I'm looking for tips to make that kind of measurement.

  I use the easy approach - go to my nearest branch of Maplin (an 
electronics/components store) and buy a plug-in device - fits into a 
standard British 13A socket, provides a 13A socket for the appliance, 
and an lcd for voltage/amps/frequency/watts.  One of the computer mags 
picked up on these last year, they seem to be sufficiently accurate for 
the purpose.  I don't know if there is anything similar for other common 

  das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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