E-grilles remain powered so long as a wire remains under them once powered and general power schenanigans.

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Gentlefood
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E-grilles remain powered so long as a wire remains under them once powered and general power schenanigans.

Post by Gentlefood » 14 Mar 2016, 03:54

Bug Description: Title. Somehow the wire once powered retains ALL of the power in the energy network. After extensive testing this wire doesn't even have to be connected to the network in the first place, so long as the grille was receiving power at one time. It appears to somehow 'remotely' detect if the power generator is producing power regardless if the wires connecting to the egrille remain connected to the main grid.

Additionally, APCs do not provide power to the E-Grilles AT ALL EVER. Just to dismiss any myths or theories that they do even if there is no power generator in the network. APCs DO however provide a 'connection' source for the main grid power REGARDLESS if they are connected via wires to it. So while an APC might not be charging due to no power connection, its WIRES do carry the FULL power grid power. It doesn't even matter if the APC is function just that its connected to wires in the local area.

Even more so wires that remain powering the e-grilles REMOTELY access the main grid EVEN IF power gets interrupted (turned on turned off). The APC Grid also functions like this.

Steps to reproduce:
1. Power an E-grille
2. Leave a wire under it
3. Cut all other connections

Power is magic.

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Re: E-grilles remain powered so long as a wire remains under them once powered and general power schenanigans.

Post by username123 » 14 Mar 2016, 04:19

No mate, you were placing the egrill in the thunderdome, there you don't need an apc or energy in the wires for machinery to work

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Re: E-grilles remain powered so long as a wire remains under them once powered and general power schenanigans.

Post by Gentlefood » 14 Mar 2016, 04:27

username123 wrote:No mate, you were placing the egrill in the thunderdome, there you don't need an apc or energy in the wires for machinery to work
The E-grille was unpowered and does not acquire power without the introduction of that Thermal Generator. Trust me, I tested this VERY thoroughly. E-Grilles are also not considered machinery. ALL the power in the cables were generated and very easily measured and monitored.

While I can understand your doubts, in the future don't be so dismissive of my tests.

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Re: E-grilles remain powered so long as a wire remains under them once powered and general power schenanigans.

Post by Feweh » 14 Mar 2016, 10:16

username123 wrote:No mate, you were placing the egrill in the thunderdome, there you don't need an apc or energy in the wires for machinery to work
I've been arguing this for the last month, trust Gentle that he actually tested this as he was adamant that they were okish.

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Post by Infernus » 14 Mar 2016, 12:37

Can confirm that cutting wires does not update the power network.
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Re: E-grilles remain powered so long as a wire remains under them once powered and general power schenanigans.

Post by phil235 » 26 Apr 2017, 18:39

This is still happening. I can confirm what infernus said. Turning the power source off/on updates the wire network, but cutting wires doesn't. Moving to Confirmed Bug subforum.

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