Gordon JC Pearce gordon at
Sun Aug 5 03:09:33 CDT 2007

On Sat, 2007-08-04 at 21:08 -0400, Bob Bradlee wrote:
> On Sat, 4 Aug 2007 22:27:00 +0100 (BST), Tony Duell wrote:
> > But the power was the 
> >greater problem anywauy. Typically there'd me 4 or so 13A sockets, almost 
> >certainly all on one ring, so a maximum current capacity of 30A. We felt 
> >we needed at least 125A (our working idea was 10 exhibitors at about 13A 
> >per exhibitor, if somebody wanted to run a large minicomputer, well, we'd 
> >ensure somebody else was only rounnibg a Beeb :-)).
> A few years back I helped set up a very large lan party in a hall that had a kitchen.
> We unplugged 2 deepfryers in the kitchen and fed 2 disrtibution panels from those outlets.
> We had a about 80 modern gameing computers with monitors running for several days. 

... but no fried food :-/


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