PDP-11 power requirements

Christian Corti cc at informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
Fri Feb 6 04:22:23 CST 2009

On Thu, 5 Feb 2009, Dennis Boone wrote:
> IIRC, an RA81 disk has an inrush spec of 80 amps for a time period
> measured in seconds.

I'm using an RA80 together with an RL02 and a TU56 on a 16 amp (standard) 
circuit breaker with C characteristics.

> Ok, so you don't want one of those anyway. :)

We've been offered two SA481, i.e. two racks containing four RA81 each. I 
don't know if they are still available (we had to pass because we haven't 
the space for them), but anyone interested could pick them up for free.


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