Running 3 phase 780s on single phase power
pontus at update.uu.se
Tue Jan 20 15:26:39 CST 2009
> Rich> Some here seem to think that we are amateurs--if not
> Rich> idiots--working on a home system, and unaware of the
> Rich> precautions necessary before making changes to the power system
> Rich> of any large computer.
> Perhaps "some" are merely unaware of the background of the person(s)
> asking the questions. Yes, it's somewhat annoying to an expert to get
> an answer that assumes he's a novice. But it's potentially much
> nastier for a novice to get back an answer that assumes the knowledge
> of an expert. Personally, I tend to write as if the audience is not
> all that experienced (unless I specifically know otherwise, and even
> then there will be others reading the archives later)
Indeed, I know enough to not put my fingers into
high-voltage/high-current, but not much more. Therefore it is
interesting to read about why I should not tinker with it.
Also, I very much appreciate your (PDPplanet) and others(computer
history museums) effort to share your experiences with the exotic
systems of yesteryears. Keep up the good work.
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