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    How would I go about getting the probes into the...

    How would I go about getting the probes into the correct wires?
  2. Jon, I know you don't do cases, but it would...

    Jon, I know you don't do cases, but it would really be nice to have this 280 case with an easy to get out front filter. Having to take the damn front off each time is a pain, and it wears out the...
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    Excellent example. However, if 25 Amps is split 3...

    Excellent example. However, if 25 Amps is split 3 ways, that's only 8.3A per 18 gauge wire. Also, I did the Rapid Tables using 25 Amps, which is 300 watts for one 8 pin connector (with pigtail...
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    Yeah makes perfect sense. I can watch the current...

    Yeah makes perfect sense. I can watch the current climb when testing LED strips, right in line with the strips increasing heat.
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    Hmm I guess attachments aren't working then. It's...

    Hmm I guess attachments aren't working then. It's from Rapid tables:
    https://www.rapidtables.com/calc/wire/voltage-drop-calculator.html

    I'm getting the same results with several others. If you...
  6. The Beautiful Corsair Crystal 280X MicroATX/ITX Case--Nearing the end of my build.

    You can't see the outside of the case, or internals that are not lit, but I bought, sanded, primered, and repainted all screws and case thumb screws (flat design) white, cut a new top radiator cover...
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    Just wanted to post this also, becasue my initial...

    Just wanted to post this also, becasue my initial question had to do with PSU cable extensions.

    At 2 feet, the 16AWG voltage drop is only .2 volts more than 18AWG at 12V and 25AMPS, which is 300...
  8. Not at this time, but I'll bookmark it. Thanks.

    Not at this time, but I'll bookmark it. Thanks.
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    This is what caught my interest: "The total...

    This is what caught my interest: "The total cross-section area, AWG or "circular mill" size of a stranded conductor is equivalent to that of a solid conductor for the same designated wire size. This...
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    Then what am I seeing here? In this table there...

    Then what am I seeing here? In this table there are two sizes given for 18 AWG wire, depending on how many strands are in it.
    "Stranded wire AWG diameters are appoximate. Diameter does vary with...
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    I hope it isn't "power transmission." Amps for...

    I hope it isn't "power transmission." Amps for power transmission are really low compared to "chassis wiring." I've read that transmission is like having a group of wires in a conduit where they...
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    So if I am understanding correctly, for current...

    So if I am understanding correctly, for current only, the 18 gauge wire would be find for one 8 pin connector?

    The problem I'm having is that everything is rated for solid core. Generally, what I...
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    Just a quick question: Why is 16 AWG needed when...

    Just a quick question: Why is 16 AWG needed when there are 3 12V connections on the 6 pin connector and 4 12V connections on the 8 pin connector, spreading the current out over 3-4 wires? Wouldn't 16...
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    What gauge are the Corsair PCIe cables?

    What gauge are the Corsair PCIe cables?
  15. Thanks again, Jon. Much appreciated.

    Thanks again, Jon. Much appreciated.
  16. Do CAT ratings for DMMs also apply to the fuses also?

    Do CAT ratings for DMMs also apply to the fuses in the meter? For instance, if you have a CAT III rating of 1000V, should the fuses also be rated at 1000V?
  17. Good picture! Thanks. You like them? I mean no...

    Good picture! Thanks.

    You like them? I mean no distortions, etc?

    I need the type that just magnify by clipping to the lens because I need my prescription glasses too.
  18. Do you have a link to them? I would rather use...

    Do you have a link to them? I would rather use those than a lamp, really.
  19. Ah so you can use the most powerful at 6.5"? ...

    Ah so you can use the most powerful at 6.5"?


    I just got this articulating magnifier lamp/arm:
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B084SV2WK1

    It actually has a glass lens. lol. It's 5 diopter...
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    I could never play a game like that. Eve has a...

    I could never play a game like that. Eve has a full fledged market of its own too. It actually has a stock market section where you can enter the market to sell your stuff, and see all other players...
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    True. At some point you would think people would...

    True. At some point you would think people would start saving the money they have.

    As of today, my board still hasn't been processed by Gigabyte. Arrived July 7th.
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    The last time I had a MB in for RMA, it took...

    The last time I had a MB in for RMA, it took about 1.5 months. Got it back, no change in the problem. That was a 300 dollar x58 Gigabyte board in 2012, cost me 40 bucks to ship it too (ATX), no Black...
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    That's got to be it. Giagbyte just told me their...

    That's got to be it. Giagbyte just told me their service was delayed for RMAs because they had less repair techs working. My MB is sitting on someone's desk, got there 7 days ago, and still hasn't...
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    Lack of Motherboards Currently

    What the hell? Real lack of motherboards out there right now. Anyone know why or when we'll start seeing full stock again?

    I can find my board, but it was originally 125.00 US now it's 209?...
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    Mortal Online 2 coming this fall

    Played Mortal Online 1 off and on for a decade. The guy who does it was a big Ultima Online pre Trammel fan. He modeled it after that. However, it is direct attack PvP, not tab select. Very hard game...
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