Hardware Hobbyists vs. Emulator Jockeys
bqt at softjar.se
Thu Jun 18 04:30:03 CDT 2009
Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On Jun 17, 2009, at 4:40 PM, Tony Duell wrote:
>> > But I don't lioke changing the classic machine. Not even replacing
>> > PSUs
>> > with switchers. The original PSU is part of the design, and I want to
>> > keep it that way.
> While I agree with you here, I have to admit that, if my PDP-11/70
> had switching power supplies, I'd probably run it a lot more often.
> I'd *never* make it an irreversible modification, though.
Um. An 11/70 have switched power supplies normally. Did you remove them
and install large transformers? That would become a very heavy machine
in that case. :-)
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