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Discussion in 'General' started by ozstrike, 12 Feb 2007.

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How many power sockets do yopu use?

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  1. Archtronics

    Archtronics Well-Known Member

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    Prepare yourself for this i use 3 one for my monitor, pc and my router
     
  2. xen0morph

    xen0morph Bargain wine connoisseur

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    You've only got a 10 amp breaker on your power sockets?

    We use quite a lot, but we've got a studio set up in the front room right now - three computers, a mixing desk, two power amps, several instruments and a projector.
     
  3. rowin4kicks

    rowin4kicks a man walked into a bar ...

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    just about 6-7 at the moment, i only have 4 in my room so i have to use some expansion thingys lol too many wires.
    somebody should hurry up and bend the laws of physics to create perpetuial motion!
     
  4. GiGo

    GiGo was once a nerd.....

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    Use 2 Wall Sockets, connecting a total of 16 sockets (for my main PC)

    Wall socket1 > 4 Way plug > 6 Way Belkin plug > Mouse Charger, 3xMonitors, PSU/Computer, Bluetooth Headset Charger, Amp for speakers, Home Telephone

    Wall socket2 > 6 Way plug > Router, Hub, Printer, Phone Charger

    I don't use all the the sockets, I used to have the aligned so I could turn off just one switch to turn off two monitors and all the other devices like the mouse charger etc... but it's been 2 years since I venturned underneath the desk to sort out the jungle of cables.

    Regards
    GiGo
     
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  5. M_D_K

    M_D_K Active Member

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    3 Wall sockets supplying
    8 way - PC, 3 TFTs, Light, USB HDD, Speakers, 4-way - Charger, CCTV, 2 spare
    8 way - Router, HDD, Charger, light, network switch, charger, HTPC
    8 way - 360, wii, AMP, projector, battery charger, Light, Ipod, Laptop


    Think thats my fire hazard :)
     
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  6. Guest-23315

    Guest-23315 Guest

    At home..::

    1). 1x4 splitter powering Screen, PC, Speakers, Lappy Charger
    2). 1x4 splitter powering TV, Phone Charger, groovey Light thingy x2

    At School..::

    I've gor 3x 4 pin splitters and a 600W USP on 4 seperate sockets
     
  7. Herbicide

    Herbicide Lurktacular

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    From one wall socket:-

    4-way extension powering my desk lamp, laptop brick, radio/alarm and another 4-way, powering:-

    (one block - printer, TV, PS2), monitor, tower, (another block - speakers, something else.)

    - H.
     
  8. nicotine

    nicotine New Member

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    I have two surge protectors running off two power outlets both of which are almost completely occupied.

    They are powering:
    2 Desktops, 1 Laptop, Speakers, 2 Monitors, and the switch.
     
  9. Behemoth

    Behemoth Timelord in training

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    Too many.
     
  10. Valo

    Valo Active Member

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    9 - mini hifi, monitor, main rig, router, fax, mx1000 charger, desk lamp, printer, ps2 these are on 10 socket surge protector strip

    + phone charger + ipod charger + another lamp that totals 12 sockets used in my room.
     
  11. overdosedelusion

    overdosedelusion I mostly come at night, mostly..

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    uhm,

    PC, Monitor, Router, Speakers, Printer, Phoen Charger, Guitar Amp, Guitar effects pedal. So 8.
     
  12. 13000

    13000 Banned

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    4 plugs off 4 wall sockets.

    1 PSU, 1 TFT, 1 Speakers, 1 Mouse cradle.
     
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  13. m0o0oeh

    m0o0oeh Well-Known Member

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    Erm.... one double socket running laptop and phone charger, one double socket with two extension bars in, one 6, one 8. 8-bar runs tower, 2 monitors, 2 lamps, router (big block - takes up 2 plugs). 6 runs tower, monitor, amp, scanner, fx pedal. One double socket with one extention bar in, 4-bar. Running alarm clock, tv, stereo, xbox/gamecube.

    Surge protection? Nah...

    So there. :D

    Joe
     
  14. CaseyBlackburn

    CaseyBlackburn Network Techie

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    My room has two sockets in use with two plugs on each

    1: Two lamps, xbox, dvd player, satellite box, Tivo, Speakers, 20" LCD TV, 17" LCD, CPU, Phone Charger, Printer, IP Phone, Two Guitar Amps, and a Drum Sampler

    2: 3x 24 port network switches, 5 port switch, Modem, smoothwall, Fileserver, email server, web server, Asterisk server, Battery Backup, 6 wireless access points(don't ask), and 6 IP Phones, and an LCD

    So, totals: 1: 16, 2: 24
     
  15. ozstrike

    ozstrike yip yip yip yip

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    Not only am I going to ask why you have 6 wireless access points, I'm interested why you have 3x24 port switches, and a 5 port one too.
     
  16. CaseyBlackburn

    CaseyBlackburn Network Techie

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    Wireless access points - One will stay, others are just being configured to be moved to other parts of the house.
    Switches - Everything needs to get it's network from somewhere, there is a good amount of computers and IP Phones in my house.
    5 port switch - Splits internet to the different servers that have a static internet ip, didn't wanna waste a VLAN on the 24 port switches.
     
  17. Brooxy

    Brooxy Like a boss (but not a boss)

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    1 x 3 + 1 x 2 way wall sockets, with a 4 way attached to each one powering

    Socket 1 - 4 way #1 = Scorpion, Speakers, Lamp, Switch
    Socket 2 = Screen
    Socket 3 = Rotates between laptop and hairdryer
    Socket 4 - 4 way #2 = Xbox, Salamander, Screen
    Socket 5 = Rotates between two phone chargers, and the TV

    I need more sockets...
     
  18. Icecoldbagey

    Icecoldbagey Mountain Dew!!!

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    2 plug adapters using 7 sockets. Man...decent conversation and threads are running really really low.

    Ian
     
  19. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    I know this is blasphemy, but you have WAY too many computers. Not to mention way too big of a house if it needs SIX access points...
     
  20. CaseyBlackburn

    CaseyBlackburn Network Techie

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    I don't have that many computers, I could use some more computers. But I do have a big power bill if that means anything. My house is 4,754 sq ft if that means anything to you.
     

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