[rescue] 3-phase power, was: argh, what did I do? (Onyx)

Bjorn Ramqvist v53278 at g.haggve.se
Thu Jan 16 01:25:42 CST 2003

Dave McGuire wrote:
> > I just fed split-phase to two of the lives (and neutral to the
> > neutral) to
> > my DECsystem 5840, and it worked without any monkey-business.
>    Really?  I wonder if this approach would work with the VAX 7000.  It
> rectifies 3-phase AC to a 300V rail too, does it not?  I think I recall
> Bob Keys having said that on port-vax at one point.  Can anyone confirm?

Last time I tried to search for something like this on our DEC 7000, I
ended up with <something>. Yes, I can't remember if I thought it was
possible or not. :-) It do looks like it's more modern power curcuit
technology than the old VAX 6k beasts. But, you are probably very right
about that power rail.
First time ever I've seen automatic fuses on a three-phase machine, I


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