H960 question, and part available
ohh at drizzle.com
Sat Oct 28 19:05:01 CDT 2006
Jay West wrote:
> One of my H960's actually came to me with a fan already installed in the
> top. I have a few loose fans, and my other H960 has no fan so I'm getting
> ready to install one of those condor fans in my H960. I am wondering if the
> H960 fans at the top are supposed to pull air in, or push air out? I'm more
> interested in how DEC actually shipped them rather than "it'll work either
> I checked my H960 and it's set to pull air in from the outside downward into
> the rack. Of course I have no way of knowing if that's how it originally
> was, or if some collector/scrap person put it in backwards themselves.
> Anyone set me straight on this? I suspect that's how it's supposed to be
> given the channel on top for an air filter of some type.
I'm in the early stages of work on a PDP-12, and found that one of the
two ceiling fans was disconnected - turns out it has a bad squeak; I
suspect they unhooked it so they didn't have to listen to it - and
discovered, to my surprise, that both fans are set to suck air downward.
So not a _definitive_ answer, but certainly another data point suggesting
yours is normal. :)
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