Cold/Hot storage of computers -- OK?

From: Pete Turnbull <>
Date: Fri Oct 5 02:31:50 2001

On Oct 4, 17:22, John Foust wrote:
> At 05:36 PM 10/4/01 +0000, Pete Turnbull wrote:
> >The easiest way to deal with it is to ensure that the loft
> >is ventilated, but a better way would be to use a dehumidifier. They're
> >not too expensive to run (at least, not compared to heating or air
> >conditioning)
> They're like little refrigerators, and most of them
> aren't very smart about the set-point you've selected
> in consideration of the actual temperature and humidity,
> so they'll happily run when they can't do their job.
> They work by condensation on the cooled coils.

That's a good description, and it's true they're not very smart, but they
do work. If the air gets too cold, just run a PDP-11 to warm it up :-)

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Fri Oct 05 2001 - 02:31:50 BST

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