----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, May 04, 2001 6:58 AM
Subject: RE: Potential heating problem
with standard patch Cat5 panels
From my personal experience, a 12
degree C rise is trivial and would not cause any
PC board discoloration, unless the PC board was operated
above 100 degree C.
Or the PC
board material is faulty. I wonder if it is FR4.
If the patch panels are being
damaged, there must be a whole lot more current involved than 350ma,
or the traces are very thin, or it
has a different cause.
Sent: Thursday, May
03, 2001 2:21 PM
Subject: Potential heating problem with standard patch Cat5
A customer mentioned panels burning up when
one of his customers senr
power down the
network.. I did some canculations and found a potential
Jack Andresen << File: DTE power.doc