[mythtv-users] external power supply rant (Was: Zotac ION M/B..)

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Wed May 13 20:53:34 UTC 2009

On Wed, May 13, 2009 1:49 pm, Simon Hobson wrote:
> Andrew Burgess wrote:
>>Plus you can plug the wrong wart in and fry things...
>>I plugged a usb hub into 12V once and cooked it, the keyboard and the
>>mouse. Luckily the PC was ok.

Heh.  I once miswired a PS and ended up with 120VAC on ground.  Plugged
that gizmo in to my laptop via the USB port.  Ever seen flames shoot out
of a brand new laptop?

Yan Seiner, PE

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