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Thread: Since when is the BFG GS-550 Active PFC? Canadians think so

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    Default Since when is the BFG GS-550 Active PFC? Canadians think so

    Someone was asking about the GS-550 and APFC on another forum and linked to a direct Canada page for it claiming it has APFC.

    Their picture still shows a model with a voltage selector switch, but obviously it is possible that the model has changed.

    Google GS550 and PFC and the entire first page of results are only Canadian sites claiming it has APFC...but about 8 different Canadain sites
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    The GS-550 has never had APFC.

    EDIT: It looks like whatever distributor in Canada that sold these units to NCIX, Best Direct, etc. has the product listed incorrectly. You'll note that the product description is the same on each of these resellers. That tells me they all got the information from the same place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyGURU View Post
    EDIT: It looks like whatever distributor in Canada that sold these units to NCIX, Best Direct, etc. has the product listed incorrectly. You'll note that the product description is the same on each of these resellers. That tells me they all got the information from the same place.
    Or rather, all three companies are owned by the same parent which is why they share their descriptions.
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    Us Canadians do everything backwards. You should see the way we plug in modular cables!

    Seriously though, I tend to agree with Zero's assessment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKYMTL View Post
    Us Canadians do everything backwards. You should see the way we plug in modular cables!
    I actually had to attach my Toughpower XT's EPS12V cable backwards because the toroid magnet near the end meant for the motherboard prevented me from routing it properly . It's a good thing the cable is symmetrical.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SKYMTL View Post
    Us Canadians do everything backwards. You should see the way we plug in modular cables!
    So... you're saying I shouldn't be load testing units with the modular cables plugged into the wall and the line cable hooked into the SunMoon?

    I've been doing it all wrong all this time

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