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I almost killed myself with a 400V 3-phase line once. I was about an inch from starting to unhook that stuff before my labmate yelled, "NO, STOP!" and flipped the breaker. That's a mistake you only make once--one way or the other. thumb.gif
yes sir! that will shake ya up a bit and give ya new perspective for the rest of the day
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post #42 of 64
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I almost killed myself with a 400V 3-phase line once. I was about an inch from starting to unhook that stuff before my labmate yelled, "NO, STOP!" and flipped the breaker. That's a mistake you only make once--one way or the other. thumb.gif

 

Omg. I'm extremely glad that he stopped you.

 

How long ago was this?

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Last year, my second week in EVGA's Taiwan lab. I believe it was the second time we moved the Chroma rack from room to room, he'd shown me how to unhook it the first time, so the second time I started to do it--not thinking that the wires might still be live... Didn't make that mistake again. redface.gif
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Last year, my second week in EVGA's Taiwan lab. I believe it was the second time we moved the Chroma rack from room to room, he'd shown me how to unhook it the first time, so the second time I started to do it--not thinking that the wires might still be live... Didn't make that mistake again. redface.gif

 

I don't know what to say.

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Last year, my second week in EVGA's Taiwan lab. I believe it was the second time we moved the Chroma rack from room to room, he'd shown me how to unhook it the first time, so the second time I started to do it--not thinking that the wires might still be live... Didn't make that mistake again. redface.gif
hmm mind if I ask what you did with evga?
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hmm mind if I ask what you did with evga?

Product manager on their PSU line.
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oh nice thumb.gif now I know who to turn to when/if I have any questions in the future about a psu biggrin.gif
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I checked and the G series that CoolerMaster announced has the same part # as this I series -- RS-500-ACAA-B1. And the look through the back grille appears the same.

It's odd though, because the reps I spoke to talked about the I and G series as if they were different. However, I think that he might not have been on the PSU team, so he might have been mistaken. Kind of confusing to have it listed on CM's site as G500 and on Newegg as i500. Odd.
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I checked and the G series that CoolerMaster announced has the same part # as this I series -- RS-500-ACAA-B1. And the look through the back grille appears the same.

It's odd though, because the reps I spoke to talked about the I and G series as if they were different. However, I think that he might not have been on the PSU team, so he might have been mistaken. Kind of confusing to have it listed on CM's site as G500 and on Newegg as i500. Odd.

 

I wonder if they had a last-minute change in order to have a better-looking model number because there are lots of "G" PSUs but no "i" PSUs (at least not that I'm aware of).

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post #50 of 64
Maybe. It would be kind of weird though, you'd have to do a lot of last minute changes to packaging, the manual, and marketing. The 80PLUS info for the RS-500-ACAA-B1 went up March 13, but it's not labeled as either G500 or i500, just RS-500-ACAA-B1 and "500W". Looks like the same label as is on the i500 on Newegg.

I wonder if it's a regional difference. I'll shoot them an email tomorrow, I think.
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