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by Doc Nickel

As I noted below, I didn't need-or really, want- to go hog wild on the outlets. Unless I put in two dozen sockets, no matter what I was going to have to use power bars and surge protectors. And, on top of that, I run more than half of everything off of battery backups anyway, which themselves act like big power bars.

No, the upgrade was more for convenience than raw numbers- the single outlets were basically in the middle of each wall, whereas much of my equipment tended to be situated towards the corners. (My desk, mainly, which is a corner model.)

As for power requirements, that hasn't been a big issue. The laser printer sucks up some juice, but it's only run for a few minutes each day. Other than that, the PC itself is the only other big draw. Most everything else is fractional-amp draw at best.

Doc.

Posted on Apr 19, 2017, 1:58 AM

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  1. I want some of those strips. goldie, Apr 20, 2017
    1. power strip. Russ Kepler, Apr 20, 2017
    2. Power aplenty!. beejay5169, Apr 20, 2017
    3. Wiremold 2000 or V2400 plugstrip. Bruce Bergman, Apr 21, 2017

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