Electricity Usage (was Wireless Cards)

Justin Findlay jfindlay at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 08:33:52 MST 2005


On 11/7/05, Jason Holt <jason at lunkwill.org> wrote:
> Fascinating.  Does your meter take into account power factor?  Your Dad's
> power supply could be more inductive than your own.  Apparently, in some
> countries you have to pay extra for inductive loads.

Or the network of circuits through the power supply including the rest
of the hardware in the computer, otherwise what is preventing a power
supply manufacturer for opmizing away from needless inefficiency?  I
suppose if you were really concerned about power consumption you could
measure the inductance and add capacitors accordingly. (-:


Justin


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