Measuring power

Nicholas Clark nick at
Wed Apr 29 15:06:20 BST 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 10:53:30AM +0100, Chris Benson wrote:

> I got a few inline power meters from Maplins when they were on
> offer at 9.99
> (But they're now 22.99!)  Ah, the current "deal" is
>  @ 7.99.  OK for
> domestic use but that doesn't really help in a rack or if you can't
> unplug the server.

The price is right, come on down!

I went to Maplins and bought one at lunchtime. It's quite big (too wide to
really plug in anything next to it), but seems to measure things OK (well,
it produced plausible numbers). I've only tried a flat panel and a phone
charger so far, because the office manager was in the kitchen.

Nicholas Clark

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