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        Fred Langa
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        LANGALIST By Fred Langa In today’s first item, a subscriber asks for help after experiencing a bizarre partial keyboard failure, but the diagnosis is
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        Simon_Weel
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        European-style wiring includes a switch on the socket/outlet itself

        Err, this is British-style wiring. For the rest of Europe, wall outlets are not switched by default.

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        WSDKS01
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        The question is interesting but the answer is incomplete. In North American households, the challenge is the cumulative load of what is called “Phantom Power” . This can include digital displays, charging units and even “quick on” features, not to mention heating and cooling systems.

         

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