Dryer outlets and Thyristors

From: vance_at_neurotica.com <(vance_at_neurotica.com)>
Date: Wed May 21 09:19:00 2003

On Sat, 17 May 2003, Robert F. Schaefer wrote:

> > All you do is to hook the two live leads from the dryer plug to the
> > three live terminals on the 3-phase plug on the VAX. What I mean is
> > that you hook phase 1 live and phase 3 live to one live leg of the
> > dryer plug, and phase 2 to the other live leg. Then you hook neutral
> > to neutral, ground to ground, and plug it in. Then you're good to go.
> It's been a while since I tamed my VAX 6320, but ISTR that it can be as
> easy as taping off one of the three hot legs on the power cord and
> feeding the other two with 220V-- it's a full-wave rectifier on the
> other end. You might lose power to part of the internal accessory power
> strip, though.

Which is exactly what my setup would avoid.

Peace... Sridhar
Received on Wed May 21 2003 - 09:19:00 BST

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