Need ball park power and cooling requirements

Ken Chase math at
Wed Oct 2 08:29:44 PDT 2002

On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 08:30:05AM -0500, Ray Muno's all...

> > on a 2400 VA line; c) PFC supplies consume less energy on average, and
> > the power companies often charge you less money for what you use if you
> > don't need the high peak currents associated with a relatively poor
> > power factor.

How much more are these PFC supplies and what 'format' are they sold in?  (and
who sells them?) Wouldnt power factor increase with a large well built single
supply with wiring to power multiple boards? (Or was the argument there "when
there's a failure, n nodes are fried instead of 1".)

Ken Chase, math at  *  Velocet Communications Inc.  *  Toronto, CANADA 

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