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 From:  "C. Falconer" <cfalconer at avonside dot school dot nz>
 To:  'Chris Bagnall' <m0n0wall at minotaur dot cc>, 'alex wetmore' <alex at phred dot org>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  POWER RE: [m0n0wall] PIX vs m0n0wall testing -- requesting input (was: Re: [m0n0wall] Re: Re: Re: to Wrap or to Soekris that is my question? What about VIA?)
 Date:  Wed, 22 Dec 2004 07:01:49 +1300
From: Chris Bagnall [mailto:m0n0wall at minotaur dot cc] 

>> I did measure my WRAP at 5w at one point while using a
>> switching power supply.  This is 10% of the draw of your celeron box.

> I stand corrected :-)
> Seriously, that's quite an incredible power draw. Substantially less than
any ethernet
> switch I have here, even 5-port 10/100 units. I'm impressed.
> How did you measure it, out of interest?

I've used a clamp meter to measure the actual power draw on some machines.

Celeron 300 running .70 A (.34 A was CRT) leaving 0.36 for machine.
Celeron 1700 running .65 A (.28 A was CRT) leaving 0.37 A for machine
Dell P3 700 laptop 0.14 A while charging battery and 0.10 A later.

For 235 Volts here in New Zealand that works out at
Celeron 300		165 Watts or 84.6 Watts for the machine
Celeron 1700	153 Watts or 86.9 Watts for the machine
Laptop		32.9 Watts charging or 23.5 Watts not charging

Now - I don't have a soekris or wrap board to test... But if anyone in
Christchurch New Zealand does then give me an email off list.