Tag Archives: POWER

Resistor Color Code

Resistor Color Code Now That you know how to use a multimeter lets figure out how to read resistance on a resistor. Remember start reading from right to left… Some resistors have up to six bands Related External Links Blog … Continue reading

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UPS (UNINTERUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY)

An uninterruptible power supply, also uninterruptible power source, UPS or battery/flywheel backup, is an electrical apparatus that provides emergency power to a load when the input power source, typically mains power, fails. A UPS differs from an auxiliary or emergency … Continue reading

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POWER SAVER MODE OR POWER MANAGEMENT

PC power management refers to the mechanism for controlling the power use of personal computer hardware. This is typically through the use of software that puts the hardware into the lowest power demand state available. It is an aspect of … Continue reading

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DIY BENCH POWER SUPPLY FROM PC SUPPLY (INCIDENTALLY GREAT POWER SUPPLY TUTORIAL)

DIY BENCH POWER SUPPLY This is a great tutorial for creating a bench power supply from a pc power supply and it is also a nice introduction to how pc power supplies work. DISCLAIMER: DO NOT ATTEMPT IF YOU ARE … Continue reading

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PC POWER SUPPLY TEST: THE PAPER CLIP TEST

I had an issue today with a friends pc. After doing rock, paper scissors for the umpteenth time… she let me touch her pc. Wierd chick… anyway… I narrowed it down to the power supply… It was at this point … Continue reading

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RICOH MPC 4000/5000: FUSER RESET

RICOH MPC 4000/5000: FUSER RESET Sometimes due to inclement weather or fuser problems… you need to clear out an error code on the fuser and do a reset. Here are the steps for a fuser reset. This works great for … Continue reading

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