Power Quality Can Affect Computer Performance
How to Solve Power Quality Issues that May Affect Your Computer and Electronic Devices
How to Solve Power Quality Issues that May Affect Your Computers
[ad#block]Electrical Question: When I capture digital video with my computer and a household appliance eg.(microwave oven,fridge door light switches etc) is switched on it causes my video capture to temporarily pause or freeze. Is there a simple solution to this problem. If you need more information let me know.
This electrical question came from: Kirra, a Homeowner from Melbourne, Australia, Other.
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Thanks for your electrical question Kirra.
Power Quality Issues that May Affect Your Electronic Devices
Power Quality Issues
- Some electronic devices are sensitive to electrical line interferences and poor power quality.
- Normally this can be resolved by purchasing a plug strip that has power conditioning and power filtering capabilities.
- If the problem is extreme then an Uninterpretable Power Supply UPS can be purchased which has the same power conditioning and power filtering capabilities as well.
- Plugging the computer into either of these two units should solve this problem.
Voltage Spikes, Surges and other Electrical Disturbances can ruin or severely damage computers, DVD Players, Stereos, televisions,and wreak havoc with telecommunications systems. Here is how to prevent this from happening to you.
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