Electronic components sources

From: William Donzelli <aw288_at_osfn.org>
Date: Wed Mar 24 17:45:58 2004

> Assuming the switch functions correctly (and is wired correctly),
> the behaviour of a device with such a switch in the off position
> is pretty certain: it's identical to a device that has the
> mains lead pulled out.

Not completely. The cord, all the way to the switch, is still energized.
And remember, many of today's devices are not always completely off - they
might tap into the line just a little bit (clock, for instance).

William Donzelli
Received on Wed Mar 24 2004 - 17:45:58 GMT

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