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From: "Phil Allison"
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Subject: Re: Difference between AC adapter and charger?
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Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 12:49:28 +1000
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"Ratch" wrote in message
> I appears that what you folks and the rest of the world are referring
> to as a "power supply", should rightly be call an electrical energy
** Do tell us all Ratch - how would we survive without you?
> The "power" is the rating of the energy supply, that is, how fast it can
> deliver energy.
** Sure is - power is what does stuff.
Power is one of its specifications. Likewise is the
> voltage and current.
** The nice makers have done the tedious multiplications for us.
Too bad almost everyone refers to one of its
> specifications as the name of the device.
** Too bad steak sauce is not made of steak.
It should rightly be called what> it really is, an energy supply.
** Ratch is here to put all to rights - we feel so much better now.
As can be observed in this thread, wrong
> names cause confusion and confliction.
** And lead to damage and dangers. That is true.
. . . . . ............ Phil
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