[Amps] Info on HP power supply

Bill Turner dezrat at outlook.com
Wed Jul 9 17:08:43 EDT 2014

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On 7/9/2014 1:16 PM, Al Kozakiewicz wrote:
> Nobody fixes computer components in the field anymore (not for at least 30 years!) and power supplies are more-or-less commodity items.  HP would probably stock these items in regional depots for field spares and defective units would be sent to a "black box" for refurbishment.
> Computer companies are keen to protect their VAR and reseller channels from unauthorized competition. So that and the break-fix model make the legitimate need for a schematic nonexistent.  HP has no incentive to support off-label use of components in the gray market where they receive no compensation.
> Al


Makes perfect sense. Thanks, Al.

Of course, that does not preclude reverse engineering. ;-)

73, Bill W6WRT
dezrat at outlook.com

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