[rescue] New harddrive in a SS20

Koyote koyote at koyote.cx
Fri Jan 31 13:45:54 CST 2003

The fan was an ECO, not part of the original product design.
and the real key to the pizza boxes is to keep several inches clear on
each side of the case (side cooling)

But I've had 'cudas in ss20s run for years on end, that drive type seems
to always be warm

Kevin <kevin at mpcf.com> writes:

> You may be correct, i was using my limited anecdotal evidence.
>  I have seen only three SS20s (one being mine) and all three
> had this little fan between the drives and the cd/floppy.  All
> of these SS20s came from the same place so they could have
> been added as options by the same IT staff.  And yes you are
> correct that they are not the best engineered cooling
> equipment i have seen.  If your floppy slot is open you could
> place a small fan between the drives and the slot, having it
> pull air from the drives and out toward the empty slot.
> /KRM
> On Thu, 30 Jan 2003 12:33:33 -0500
> Jeffrey J.Nonken <jeff_work at nonken.net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 29 Jan 2003 23:16:36 -0500, Kevin <kevin at mpcf.com>
> > wrote:
> > 
> > > Under normal circumstances the cdrom/floppy combo has a
> > > little fan positioned in the back that blows onto the hard
> > > drives. Is this piece still present?  If not it couldn't
> > > hurt to add one.  I have one 10k rpm drive and two SM81s
> > > in my SS20 and even with the fan it gets plenty hot.
> > 
> > Hmm. I thought I'd found that piece as an add-on part, not a
> > standard part. 
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