PDP-11 power requirements
Paul_Koning at Dell.com
Thu Feb 5 15:19:08 CST 2009
>>>>> "Ethan" == Ethan Dicks <ethan.dicks at gmail.com> writes:
Ethan> On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 1:47 PM, <tiggerlasv at aim.com> wrote:
>> I can't speak towards the older, larger Unibus models, such as the
>> 11/45, 11/55, 11/60, and 11/70.
>> However, these models generally had a standard 115volt line cord:
>> 11/02 11/03 11/23 11/23+ 11/24 11/34 11/34a 11/44 11/53 11/73
>> 11/83 11/84 11/93 11/94
>> If it's in a rack, it MAY have a power distribution module at the
>> base, with a 20-amp or 30-amp power cord, but in most (if not all)
>> cases, the individual chassis inside the rack will have standard
>> 115volt line cords that plug into it.
Ethan> My Unibus machines are racked, not loose, but I _thought_ that
Ethan> the 11/44 and perhaps the 11/24 had a 20A 115V plug (i.e. --
Ethan> | vs | | ). Mine go into a power distribution box at the
Ethan> bottom of the rack and I haven't unplugged them in a long
Ethan> time, but that's what I recall.
If the particular config isn't too powerhungry you could replace the
plug and plug it into a 15 amp circuit.
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