Safety

Apple AC adapter callback

Remember the Apple AC adapters with the swappable prongs? The little plugin piece would slide so conveniently into the charging side? You might use such adapter with your iPhone, iPad or Mac computer. Your Apple AC Adapter Might Have Been Recalled. Apple said today that some of the AC adapters where you can swap the

UK power outlet adapters part 2

I wrote earlier about bad UK power socket adapter. Here is another one – better but not ideal. I used this to connect smart phone charger. The basic construction looks good. You can’t touch the live parts with finger. The UK pins are all metal and not insulated on the upper side like in newer

Cyber security flaws can kill

Internet of Things is going to affect more and more our everyday life. All kinds of devices have got or are getting network connectivity. It seems that the IoE is inevitable. We must expect a rapidly growing number of devices to be rendered “smart” and thence to become interconnected. Internet of Everything’ (IoE) – the

Fluorescent lamp fire danger

A fluorescent lamp or a fluorescent tube is a low pressure mercury-vapor gas-discharge lamp that uses fluorescence to produce visible light. A fluorescent lamps are widely used because they convert electrical energy into useful light much more efficiently than incandescent lamps (The luminous efficacy can exceed 100 lumens per watt). They are widely used in

Electrical safety

Yesterday I passed SFS6002 electrical safety course and got SFS 6002 käytännössä book. SFS 6002 electrical safety training is for all electrical work in Finland engaged in compulsory education, which must be renewed every five years. Now I know somewhat more than before on electrical safety related to electrical installations. SFS6002 is a Finnish standard