Running Computers Cold
cisin at xenosoft.com
Wed Dec 9 15:46:10 CST 2009
Ethan's post seems to be the definitive answers to those questions.
Well worth saving.
On Wed, 9 Dec 2009, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> But we do use outside air to cool them. It's free except for the
> power to push it around. (Oh... and +35F is never seen at the Pole -
> the record is +7.5F, and I've personally been around for +7.0F).
If it ever goes to 35F at the poles for more than a transient,
then my house becomes either beachfront, or under water.
> into a lab freezer at -40F for a few hours, then into a lab
. . .
> ICs can be stored down to -40 typically, but not operated . . .
You've been very conscientious about identifying every temperature number
as either C or F. I've often wondered whether you would do so with -40.
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