Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Tue Feb 6 09:28:38 CST 2018

On 02/06/2018 12:05 AM, Tor Arntsen via cctalk wrote:

> .. which led me to accidentally power a USB hub with 12V instead of
> 5V - the power supplies looked the same, had the same plug, and I 
> couldn't read the tiny writing on the warts. That blew the nicest 
> notebook PC I've ever found - I bought it in Japan at a special
> price, the normal price is out of my league.

I've done worse--used an AC-supply wall wart on a piece of equipment.
Poor thing didn't stand a chance.

You'd have thought that after all these years, some sort of keying
system would have been developed, but I guess not.


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