[sebhc] H89 Power-up problems.

dwight elvey dkelvey at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 9 11:15:08 CDT 2006

Also, as was mentioned earlier, the filter capacitor may be
dried up and not working we.
You could also use the silicon grease on the connector to
the rectifier as I mentione earlier or as Barry suggest, solder
the wire directly to the rectifier.
I suspect you'll find one of these three things to be a problem.

>From: "Barry Watzman" <Watzman at neo.rr.com>
>Reply-To: sebhc at sebhc.org
>To: <sebhc at sebhc.org>
>Subject: RE: [sebhc] H89 Power-up problems.
>Date: Sun, 9 Jul 2006 10:59:29 -0400
>Laser printers can draw 900 watts, so I would not be surprised to see that
>kind of a dip.  My UPS cuts in every time I turn on my laser printer.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: sebhc-bounces at sebhc.org [mailto:sebhc-bounces at sebhc.org] On Behalf Of
>Paul A. Pennington
>Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2006 10:29 AM
>To: sebhc at sebhc.org
>Subject: Re: [sebhc] H89 Power-up problems.
>     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.
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