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

Scott Newell newell at cei.net
Thu Mar 27 20:02:50 CDT 2008

At 11:30 AM 3/27/2008, Earl Baugh wrote:
>always "dimmed" the lights when it kicks on, so to speak..   I've got it
>hooked up to a UPS, but that doesn't seem to handle the surge if it's coming
>from the plugged in devices (handles it if the power goes low from the
>wall).   Is there any sort of device that could "augment" the power from the
>wall when this type of surge occurs?

I wonder if a properly sized NTC thermistor might help.  Seems like 
it would blunt the leading edge of the inrush transient.

newell  N5TNL 

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