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Re: (OT) Storage (8*IDE HDs) any experiences?

On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 11:03:06AM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Monday 30 April 2001 16:11, PiotR wrote:
> > A good solution for this might be to connect the first PS's output to the
> > other, so the voltage is the same, and there's no massive current flow
> > across the data cables.
> That's if both PSU's have exactly the same voltage.  If one provides a 
> slightly higher voltage than the other then it will try to power everything 
> itself (at least until the current drain lowers the output voltage).  Also if 
> two PSUs with different voltages are connected together with insufficient 
> load then reverse current will flow through the PSU with the lower voltage!

If you short circuit both PS's outputs then the voltage is the same and there won't be any reverse current, neither in the data cables. So te load will be distributed between both PS. 

Pedro Larroy Tovar. PiotR | http://omega.resa.es/piotr/

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