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When unplugged, the UPS plug gives out current. Is it bad? [closed]

We have several power issues in our house like : Occasionally loosing bulbs (in two holders, the light bulbs went out two times. If we put a new one, it will go out after several days. One went out ...
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Melting plastic around DC-in jack in laptop

I recently noticed that the plastic around the DC-in jack of my laptop was warped (melted) a little bit. Since I noticed, I have done some experiments, and saw that the metal tip of the charger heats ...
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Can touching any hardware inside a running PC be dangerous for you?

I'm curious, if all the hardware gets power from the PSU's DC power lines, which provide a max. voltage of 12V, can you get electrocuted by touching some of the hardware?
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Tired of AC power adapters [closed]

I have about 20 to 30 peripherals on my computers. Each one with its own &%$/&#$% AC power adapter. I really hate these power adapters. I am thinking of there's some kind of power supply I ...