[TriLUG] Linksys long in the tooth?
jbrigman at nc.rr.com
Thu Jan 17 14:08:18 EST 2008
Preach it brutha. You da man.
But beware the equipment with the low-voltage, hi current power
supplies! Beware! Beeee-waeeeerrrrrr!...
On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 10:16 -0500, Jim Ray wrote:
> I had one heck of a time chunking boron, phosphorous and silicon in my Cuisinart and coming out with a semiconductor yet seem to remember a threshold of 0.7 V due to semiconductor physics (nevermind is it a wave or particle). The trend I have seen is a lowering of the voltage such that the transistors do not go as far into saturation as they used to go years gone by when 5V was popular.
> I suspect we will continue to see a lowering of the voltage, increasing of the speed and lowering of the power on a transistor-by-transistor basis.
> Reliability, however, is determined more by statistics following semiconductor fabrication more so than voltage of a power supply.
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