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Dirty power




Electrical mains voltage that is unfriendly to the delicate innards of computers.

Spikes, drop-outs, average voltage significantly higher or lower than nominal, or just plain noise can all cause problems of varying subtlety and severity (these are collectively known as power hits).

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