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

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Fri Mar 28 06:52:23 CDT 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 07:21:40PM -0500, Erie Patsellis wrote:
> I'm gonna tell, this IS the rescue list you know, a wimpy little laser
> that doesn't dim the lights would be, well, un-manly...somebody has to
> love those old big monsters.

I must admit, one downside of switching to energy-saving lightbulbs, I don't
get the pleasing dimming of the lights when my hog of a printer wheezes into

One place I lived in with particularly dodgy wiring, the current draw would
cause the mains to sag by about five volts.

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