Motor generator

Paul Berger phb.hfx at
Tue May 4 18:58:05 CDT 2021

On 2021-05-04 8:54 p.m., Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
>> On May 4, 2021, at 7:06 PM, Donald via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
>> In the deep recesses of my mind I seem to remember something about S/360
>> machines using a motor generator.
>> If I am right was this to create a stable power source at a certain
>> frequency or voltage?
> I didn't know about S/360 systems.  Is that true for all of them?  I once worked on a 360 model 44 and I don't remember any motor-generators with that one.
> A well known machine from that era that uses MG sets is the CDC 6000 series mainframes -- for power supplies, but not for motors.
> 	paul
Nor did the 20, 22, 25 and 30s I saw, but they where all low end 
machines.  I did see one big 360 with several frames of core but I don't 
know if it had a MG or not.


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