[rescue] Question of how to "smooth" power from Laser printer

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Thu Mar 27 12:18:41 CDT 2008

Robert Darlington wrote:
> Ah, inductive loads.  Actually the worst thing you can do for your UPS
> is to plug in a laser printer.  You might want to look at a big
> isolation transformer or just use a different circuit.  (unless you
> can dig up a fridge sized Leibert magnetic datawave synthesizer...)
> -Bob

To combine the info from another thread, using an A-B power feed (2 
power sources into one plug) would do the trick.  The B power feed is 
used for startup, the A used once the printer is running.


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