bringing up an 8f...

From: Jim Strickland <>
Date: Wed Mar 31 15:26:31 1999

> [8/f PSU]
> > At the risk of sounding like a complete and utter moron, why can't you
> > operate for more than 15 minutes with the cover removed?
> Because it will overheat.
> Contrary to popular belief amongst the PC-crowd, most machines run

  most non-PCs. Most PC cases are so badly designed that they DO run cooler
  with the cover off. I'm thinking of the inside of my pc, which is such a
  rats nest of cables and whatnot it's amazing it hasn't fried already.

> _hotter_ with the case off, as the cooling air from the fan is no longer
> directed over the PCBs, etc. A lot of instruments can't be run for long
> periods with the case removed for this reason.
> -tony

Jim Strickland
Vote Meadocrat!  Bill and Opus in 2000 - Who ELSE is there?
Received on Wed Mar 31 1999 - 15:26:31 BST

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