Got back a couple of weeks ago from 11 weeks away. Cooker and microwave
lights flashing but the freezer contents showed no signs of thawing and
A neighbour might know but if only one phase went it might be necessary
to ask a few. (A landscape gardener once hit our underground power cable
and ISTR one phase was out for quite a while and caused conndusion
You are less likely to notice an incorrect time unless you are looking
You can't miss the letters "PF"
Of course, on planet B&Q, where people have nothing better to do than
argue for the sake of it, things are probably different
What has annoyed me lately are the power cuts that last for seconds and
seem to have very rough power as they fail. These scramble devices with
digital circuitry I often find, like set top boxes and radios.
I think the best way one can tell if there has been a cut is to have a good
old fashioned electric clock run from the mains. If its wrong by an
appreciable amount then you know its been off. I have a relay operated set
of sockets for the stereo via a timer, and if the mains drops out it will
just go off and await my return.
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"MM" <kylix firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
I've had a few of those the last couple of weeks, plus some others where
the lights dimmed and the fridge compressor audibly slowed down but all
the PCs etc carried on OK.
What's causing this, is it the old "overhead wires banging together in
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