Cheap PCs from Wal-Mart - mini-itx
math at velocet.ca
Mon Jun 2 18:24:36 EDT 2003
On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 12:02:24AM -0700, Alvin Oga's all...
>On Sun, 1 Jun 2003, Mike Eggleston wrote:
>> On Sun, 01 Jun 2003, Gerry Creager N5JXS wrote:
>> > I've got a Via Epia Mini-ITX board I've gotten for another project. We
>> > loaded RH 9 via PXE-Boot (with particular thanks to RGB!), as in, a
>> > normal install rather than diskless boot. Works great. I've got the
>> > slowest, equivalent to a 600 MHz Celeron, but that's all I needed for
>> > this project... in fact, overkill.
>> > Runs pretty cool, even with just the 2 puny little case fans, and can be
>> > driven off a 12v Wall Wart (?tm?; should I trade mark it? no...) at
>> > less than 5a. The wart I have is rated for 4.5a, but I've not measured
>> > it yet.
>we did lots of testing on that 12v dc-dc input to the mini-itx mb
>( well, www.mini-box.com folks did all the testing and ordering of the
>( custom 12v dc-to-dc atx power supply
Any numbers on the PF of these ac-to-dv (then to dc) floor-brick-with-
power-cables xformers? I suspect this stuff isnt worth anything til you
run it off a site-wide 12V infrastructure to get a good PF rating.
Ken Chase, math at velocet.ca * Velocet Communications Inc. * Toronto, Canada
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