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Re: <nettime> taking IPR to the next level
Morlock Elloi on Wed, 26 Jan 2005 09:45:09 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> taking IPR to the next level


> Most likely, Apple did this as a money-saving measure,
> with the whopping side benefit of limiting users'
> ability to, well, buy on the grey market. Shame,
> because that dual-power capability was one thing you
> could count on from Apple until now.

The cost of having two different versions to keep track of, order, manage 
is higher than the cost of having single-voltage vs. multi-voltage power 
supply - switching supplies are 'naturally' multi-voltage. To illustrate, 
take a look at rock-bottom priced vanilla desktop power supplies - they 
are all dual voltage.




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