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#15436 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Wow! :shock:
 
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#15437 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Various things have blown up during this episode - as soon as I realised that the utility supply was going bonkers, I turned off/unplugged as much as I could, since weird stuff was going on. As there was a neutral fault too, when we turned off some led lights, they glowed dimly, but when turned on, they went completely dark!

The photo below is part of the cooker hood controls: the VDR across the mains has detonated and the 12vac electronic transformer for the hood lights also died.

Several wall-warts also died, as did a lot of the led lights in our cottage. Probably more stuff to find yet ...

Interestingly, it's mostly older stuff that's gone kaput, so maybe modern wall-warts etc are just better protected.

Edit: just found a blown PIR sensor too...
Edit: and another led driver....

Extremely glad all the expensive computer and electronics kit is on proper UPS systems.

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#15438 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Gordon bennett! :shock:
 
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#15439 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Mike H wrote: Fri Mar 10, 2023 10:51 pm Gordon bennett! :shock:
Not sure what the value of your message is?
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#15440 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Greg wrote: Fri Mar 10, 2023 11:24 pm
Mike H wrote: Fri Mar 10, 2023 10:51 pm Gordon bennett! :shock:
Not sure what the value of your message is?
I'd take Mikes comment as an expression of surprise about what Jack (Nick) has gone through during this saga. At the very least it shows the post was read and digested.

What Jack is going through is unfortunate, more so in this cold spell. I'm glad he's getting to grips with those responsible for the repairs. :)
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#15441 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Greg wrote: Fri Mar 10, 2023 11:24 pm
Mike H wrote: Fri Mar 10, 2023 10:51 pm Gordon bennett! :shock:
Not sure what the value of your message is?
Maybe it wasn't for you?
Little known fact, coherent thought can destructively interfere with itself leaving no thought at all, that’s why I prefer incoherent thought.
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#15442 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Really got to think more carefully about what I post here. Image

Phil explained it. Ta phil :thumbleft:
 
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#15443 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Really got to think more carefully about what I post here.
Why? there was nothing wrong I could see about what you posted. Carry on carrying on.
Little known fact, coherent thought can destructively interfere with itself leaving no thought at all, that’s why I prefer incoherent thought.
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#15444 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Nick wrote: Sat Mar 11, 2023 9:18 pm
Really got to think more carefully about what I post here.
Why? there was nothing wrong I could see about what you posted. Carry on carrying on.
Seconded Mike. :)
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#15445 Re: Nothing In Particular

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That's exactly what I assumed, and I don't see that you need to change anything.
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#15446 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Ok, possibly it is my problem, although I don’t believe I’m so different to make me the only one who gets pissed off when opening A-T forum, I find new posts on threads of interest that are nothing more than reactionary exclamations. Exclamations offer nothing of value and nothing beyond the information posted in the post they are responding to.

Yes, Nick, not for me. From what you’ve said to me before, not for you also.
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#15447 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Yep but I am happy for things that give pleasure for others. It may come as a shock that not everything has to be for and about me.
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#15448 Re: Nothing In Particular

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And exclamations can add value in that that give encouragement to the topic contributor that someone is interested.
Little known fact, coherent thought can destructively interfere with itself leaving no thought at all, that’s why I prefer incoherent thought.
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#15449 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Here, here!
Sorry, I couldn't resist!
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#15450 Re: Nothing In Particular

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Ray P wrote: Sun Mar 12, 2023 6:47 amHere, here!
Nice exclamation! Pity you couldn’t get it right….
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