TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Power Strips for Home Networks

Re: Power Strips for Home Networks

David Wolff (
Mon, 20 Jun 2005 17:02:40 UTC

In article <>, Fred Atkinson
<> wrote:

> I suspect that some of you are experiencing this or have already
> solved it. So, maybe one of you can tell me where I can find
> something to solve this problem.

> I've accumulated so many devices on my home network (and some devices
> that are not network related as well) that power strips are an issue.
> Most of these devices have the big 'calculator charger' type of power
> supply that plugs directly into the AC outlet.

> I've been looking for some type of power strip that has eight or more
> outlets that are spaced far enough apart that you can plug all of
> these things into them without overlapping each other.

Another solution is short extension cords, probably available from all
electric / electronic supply places. They are heavy-duty, three-prong
cords about a foot long. So the normal-sized three-prong ends fit
nicely in any power strip. They're also pretty cheap.



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