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Re: [Scouter_T] Interesting BSA 500 Additional Stuff

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  • Scouter Chuck
    Dave Loomis wrote... [snip] ... I ve seen a similar device at our local Fry s Electronics. I believe they call it a power octopus . It looks very similar to
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 31, 2006
      Dave Loomis wrote...

      > One of the problems with doing computer presentations is that you
      > end up with so many devices running off those not so small "wall warts",
      > that you end up only being able to plug three or four of these items
      > into a power strip. One solution I found was to use the three wire to
      > two wire adaptor plugs to lift the transformers away from the power
      > strip, so you can get simple cables into the plugs that would normally
      > be covered up by the sides of the transformers. Then over Christmas one
      > of the many catalogs that arrives, as if by magic, in my mail offered a
      > set of five short 3 connector to 3 connector extention cords, Each cord
      > is 13 inches long, and moves everything away from the power strip so it
      > doesn't matter what size plug comes with a device, these cords keep them
      > out of the way.

      I've seen a similar device at our local Fry's Electronics. I
      believe they call it a "power octopus". It looks very similar
      to what Dave described.


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