Posts tagged ‘Compact Fluorescent Lamp’

CFL Capacitor Problem

Many of you may still remember the capacitor plague that caused massive motherboard failures back in the early 2000s. While the practice of using cheap and unreliable electrolytic capacitors in computer components has largely died down nowadays, it seems that the issue has cropped up elsewhere. Continue reading ‘CFL Capacitor Problem’ »

Power Factor of a Compact Fluorescent Lamp

I got a P3 Kill A Watt as Christmas present. Besides being able to measure voltage, current and kilo-watt-hours, it can measure power factor as well. Continue reading ‘Power Factor of a Compact Fluorescent Lamp’ »