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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. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    That's not so many. I've just about filled up my 8 port switch. Lets see, we have...

    Desktop
    Laptop
    Fileserver
    network printer
    VoIP router
    expiremental music client computer

    The number fluctuates depending on how many machines are being worked on at any given time. Right now the music box is connected but the computer next to it which is slated to be a test box for a linux server isn't. All this in a dumpy single-wide mobile :D
     
  2. CaseyBlackburn

    CaseyBlackburn Network Techie

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    I have 33 computers in my house, and 21 IP Phones, just incase you thought that was all.
     
  3. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    :jawdrop:

    And WHAT do you do with all of them??? :eyebrow:
     
  4. CaseyBlackburn

    CaseyBlackburn Network Techie

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    They fold, and they make me feel good when I sleep at night, and I do testing of OSes on them, and various tasks, and internet browsing for my family too.
     
  5. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    Code:
    1 Wall socket 
         Battery backup 
              Game computer 1
              Game computer 2
              MCE computer
              Monitor 1
              Monitor 2
              Power bar
                   Speaker set 1
                   Speaker set 2
                   Router
    Monitor 2 & Speaker set 2 KVM'd to Game computer 2 & MCE computer.

    This is all on a wheeled cart 1.2m wide x 0.52m deep x 1.23m high (to top of monitor)
     
  6. CraZy

    CraZy Cöstom úser tætel

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    12 sockets from 2 wall sockets
     
  7. JCG

    JCG New Member

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    one: 3 x 95 Ampére :D

    just kidding: one
    wall socket -> surge protection -> case, monitor, speakers, switch, printer
     
  8. Elspuddy

    Elspuddy Member

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    29 i think , here is the break down in no order becasue i dont know where the leads go to !!!

    1) charger for mac book pro
    2) power lead for linux box
    3) power lead for linux box montor
    4) dvd recorder
    5) epson printer
    6) sky box
    7) tv
    8) 360
    9) xbox 1 (chiped)
    10) 2.1 speakers
    11) netgear 5 port switch
    12) some 5 port switch
    13) modem
    14) logitech mouce charger station
    15) door bell (wireless but still needs to be plug in)
    16) usb hub
    17) my main rig
    18) iiyama prolite e435s montor
    19) my other pc that the kids use
    20) hansol montor
    21) nokia n73 charger
    22) sony ericsson charger
    23) battrey charger 1
    24) battrey charger 2
    25) desklamp
    26) psp charger
    27) ds charger
    28) ps2
    29) other dell laptop

    listing all these devices had made me relise why my mum is spending agg loads on the power bill, just to help out, any one know where i can get some solar pannels on the cheep ?? :D
     
  9. jake9891

    jake9891 Loves Internet Shopping

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    Moved to typical cottage, so from 4 wall sockets I am reduced to only 2. I need 4 extension leads and each has 6 sockets, that adds to 24 sockets from 2 wall sockets :/ I know it is pretty bad, need to think about better solution
     
  10. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Wall outlet 1 (with a surge protector)
    - computer
    - monitor
    - printer
    Wall outlet 1 (extension cord)
    - window fan
    - desktop fan
    - alarm clock
    - light
    Wall socket 3 (surge protector)
    - TV
    - stereo
    - VCR
    - Game cube
    - PS2
    - converter box
    Wall socket 4 (extension cord)
    - desktop lamp
    - phone charger

    so 15 items on 4 outlets
     
  11. thehippoz

    thehippoz New Member

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    13 here =\
     
  12. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    This is hard! We have 3 adults and Ryan who is 16 spread out in 13 rooms. Let's start:
    6 bedrooms - 4 with PCs.
    PCs, printers, DSL modems, routers, 2 PS3s, several xbox 360s, small refridge in my room, enough wall warts to charge 4 cell phones and 3 cordless phones.

    Too many to count.
    4 floors and 3200+ sq. ft. and nobody leaves stuff plugged in to the same outlet all the time.

    Example:
    I use one outlet for razor, personal blender for smoothies, small fan to move air, blow dryers, curling irons, etc.



    AND:

    MY COFFEE POT! WOOT

    john
     
  13. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    One outlet, but I daisychain 3 surge protectors so I don't reboot every time the power blinks. -Although the power has been pretty stable out here since they rebuilt the grid.

    (I didn't catch this one in '07, so I chip in now.:D)
     
  14. Oreon_237

    Oreon_237 CHEA BRO!

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    two twin plug outlets, each with one surge protector. 11 in total
    1st surge protector has main PC (in my sig), 1 router, ADSL modem, screen, Printer, Bass amp.
    same outlet has a lamp plugged in to it.
    2nd surge protector has secondary PC (or Parents PC, they dont know how to use Win7), screen, camera charger, and a printer
     
  15. Techno-Dann

    Techno-Dann Disgruntled kumquat

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    One socket ->

    One (really big) power strip ->

    PC, 2 monitors, 2 speakers, 3rd monitor, cell phone charger, and PDA charger.
     
  16. gnutonian

    gnutonian New Member

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    Five, but I accidently voted four because of swine flu.

    One with switch and router in the hallway.
    One with one (main) computer in the living room.
    One with TV (second screen for main computer) and laptop.
    One for girlfriend's laptop (she prefers the other side of the couch).
    One with two computers and printer in the bedroom (lack of space in living room).

    Switch & router, TV & laptop and two bedroom computers are (obviously) on extension cords.

    No surge protectors because I'm cheap, and all computers serve as back-ups of eachother and are rarely on at the same time.
     
  17. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    16 - 17 with the laptop plugged in.

    2x360
    1xPs3
    8port gigabyte hub
    a/v reciever
    router
    main rig
    2x monitors
    360hddvd
    Sennheiser wireless headphones
    external dvd drive
    sub
    iphone charger
    room fan
    airsoft battery charger

    Occasionally laptop charger.
     
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  18. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    box, 2x monitors, headphone amp = 4
     
  19. Ending Credits

    Ending Credits Bunned

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    Only 4 atm, so I could plug them all directly into the wall (2 monitors, PC and Speakers) but I feel safer using a power bar which I'm presuming has a surge protector.

    Other than that in my room I've got my laptop, 1 lamp, Harley Benton amp, TV, Xbox 360 and my digibox plugged in.
     
  20. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    I have an 8 plug thingy but it's not enough.

    1 for monitors
    1 for PC
    1 for speakers
    1 for external HDD
    1 for 360
    1 for 360 battery charger
    1 for lamp as all the lights in my house don't work right now

    Then I have the modem and router, one is plugged into the multisocket and one is plugged into the wall

    I also have my phone charger, razor charger and toothbrush charger to use too
     

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