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From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: Strange failure mode in switchmode power supplies: Followup
Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2002 10:58:19 +0100
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2002 12:07:28 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that Peter Gutmann
wrote (in ) about 'Strange failure mode in switchmode power supplies: Followup',
on Sat, 21 Sep 2002:
> Unfortunately the price of copper sheeting to
>build a Faraday cage to run a PC in as a test is a bit expensive, but if I can
>determine that the house is (say) baking in microwaves I can at least find
>something to hunt down and kill^H^H^Hfix (this might also help explain why
>DECT phones don't work properly here). Is there anything *other than the
>power* that I can investigate?
You don't need copper sheeting to attenuate even microwaves by a
significant factor. A chicken-wire cage **with all joints well-
soldered** will do quite a lot.
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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