[sebhc] H89 Power-up problems.

Mark Garlanger garlanger at gmail.com
Sun Jul 9 11:01:19 CDT 2006

On 7/9/06, Paul A. Pennington <paulpenn at knology.net> wrote:
>     Mark wrote:
> > Tested my idea by turning on the laser printer...
> > down to 115V with dips down to 112V.
>     Barry is right:  the computer should not even notice variations this
> small.  That does seem like a rather large variation on your AC wiring.
> Usually, it's caused by lazy electricians during the construction of your
> house.  They just stick the wires into the quick connectors in the back of
> the outlets.  You can fix it by going around the room and moving the wires
> to the screw connections on the side of the outlets.  Not a fun job, but it
> only has to be done once.

ummm... oops.. I recently had to replace several of the outlets since they
wouldn't hold a plug (many of the outlets were worn out when we moved in).
When I installed them, I was thinking, wow these holes seem easier than the
screws, what a nice alternative. I wasn't even thinking the two would have a
difference. Nice that none of the instructions mention any of this. Thanks for
this info.

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