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Subject: Re: RE: [motm] Power cosumption

From: jwbarlow@...
Date: 2000-08-07

In a message dated 8/6/2000 6:12:58 PM, tentochi@... writes:

>Let's say I occassionally go over what the PSU can provide. What effect
>I going to see in a module and the overall sound? Will it permanently

I hope someone smart will answer this, in the meantime.... If you draw too
much current from what the PSU can supply, the fuse will blow. I'd imagine if
you ran the PSU consistently at 99.99999% you'd be operating all the PSU
components at almost 100% which of their ratings.

I remember Gene Stopp on the diy list suggesting that it was well worth it to
run PSUs at about 50% of their rating.