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Re: [vox-tech] mysterious powersupply failures
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Re: [vox-tech] mysterious powersupply failures

I've been fairly content with the readout my backup battery unit gives
via apcupsd (Assuming you connected the communication port and installed
the tool). But I've never compared it against a "Kill-A-Watt" meter.
Could be interesting.


On 06/15/2010 05:56 PM, Rod Roark wrote:
> You might check power consumption of this server.  Depending on details, a 500W
> supply might not be enough.  Newegg has a handy "Kill-A-Watt" power meter for
> about $20, and also customer reviews of power supplies that they sell.
> Rod
> On 06/15/2010 01:57 PM, Dylan Beaudette wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We have a dual-processor opteron machine that has now gone through 2 antec 
>> 500W powersupplies. This machine is attached to a UPS, and is on most of the 
>> time. Each powersupply has lasted about 1.5 years, and has died abruptly. 
>> Any ideas on what could be causing this?
>> Cheers,
>> Dylan
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