RE: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread CHUCK PROFITO
WOULD A KILL A WATT BE TOO SMALL? FROOGLE IT, ABOUT $20-25. MINE WORKS WELL. Hi, We have a large power bar mounted on a rack that powers several servers and switches. It keeps popping the breaker that feeds the bar. Is there any device (ammeter?) that I can measure the amperage draw on that

Re: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Travis Johnson
The problem is I don't want to power down everything to check it. I already have a Kill-A-Watt. Travis Microserv CHUCK PROFITO wrote: WOULD A KILL A WATT BE TOO SMALL? FROOGLE IT, ABOUT $20-25. MINE WORKS WELL. Hi, We have a large power bar mounted on a rack that powers several servers and

RE: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Russ Kreigh
Use an Amp-Clamp, their commonly available at your home center. But, you can't measure on the cord, you'll have to measure an isolated Hot or Neutral (Black or White) wire by itself. Easiest way is at the breaker panel. -Russ -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Ryan Spott
Travis, When you do want to power things down, I suggest one or many of these: http://www.baytech.net/products/rpcseries.shtml Not only can you remotely reboot items via a telnet console, but these devices show True RMS current usage. A clamp meter will show you power going one way, but in a

Re: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
, December 28, 2006 8:24 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] power draw The problem is I don't want to power down everything to check it. I already have a Kill-A-Watt. Travis Microserv CHUCK PROFITO wrote: WOULD A KILL A WATT BE TOO SMALL? FROOGLE IT, ABOUT $20-25. MINE WORKS WELL. Hi, We have a large power

RE: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
: Thursday, December 28, 2006 8:24 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] power draw The problem is I don't want to power down everything to check it. I already have a Kill-A-Watt. Travis Microserv CHUCK PROFITO wrote: WOULD A KILL A WATT BE TOO SMALL? FROOGLE IT, ABOUT $20-25. MINE WORKS WELL. Hi, We

Re: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Travis Johnson
st Subject: Re: [WISPA] power draw Amprobe Just have an electrician come in and check that breaker. Or, if you are like me, you've used them a lot in a former life and have a couple laying around :-). Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-69

Re: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
To: WISPA General List Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 12:29 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] power draw and now, the rest of the story... The power supply feeding these power bars is an APC Symmetra unit. There is no way to get a clamp around only 1 side of the circuit. The other issue

Re: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread George Rogato
Jonathan Schmidt wrote: RadioShack has one for $21: Model 22-602 It's a multimeter with clamp-on ammeter probe. I had one from them years ago and looked like a real electrician's tool and worked well. However, this seems to have a clamp-on probe and goes to 30 amps. For under $21, I might get

Re: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Ryan Langseth
, 2006 1:46 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] power draw Amprobe Just have an electrician come in and check that breaker. Or, if you are like me, you've used them a lot in a former life and have a couple laying around :-). Marlon (509) 982-2181

RE: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Russ Kreigh
Johnson Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 3:30 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] power draw and now, the rest of the story... The power supply feeding these power bars is an APC Symmetra unit. There is no way to get a clamp around only 1 side of the circuit. The other issue is trying

Re: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Travis Johnson
List Subject: Re: [WISPA] power draw and now, the rest of the story... The power supply feeding these power bars is an APC Symmetra unit. There is no way to get a clamp around only 1 side of the circuit. The other issue is trying to avoid having to take down an entire power bar to measure

Re: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Tom DeReggi
RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: WISPA General List Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 3:29 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] power draw and now, the rest of the story... The power supply feeding these power bars

Re: [WISPA] power draw

2006-12-28 Thread Tom DeReggi
: Re: [WISPA] power draw Already have one... the problem is this is a 12kVa unit, so we have 8 power bars coming off 8 different ports on the back no way to tell which ports are overloaded and which ones aren't. :( Travis Microserv Russ Kreigh wrote: Put a smart card in the symmetra