Inadequate and Deceptive Product Labeling: Comparison of 21 Power Supplies

Overview Of The Test Rig

Test rig for simulating the loads of a computer system.

Plug-in jumpers are used to connect the resistive loads.

Plug-in jumpers with gold-plated contacts.

The special test rig allows all the leads of each power supply to be connected.

Measuring the current in each channel (3.3, 5 and 12-Volt) with the aid of a calibrated clamp-on ammeter.

View of the underside of the board with load resistors. This allows power supplies to be tested beyond the 500-watt limit.