[rescue] A bit of Fun

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 19 17:25:06 CDT 2003

On Thursday, June 19, 2003, at 12:26 AM, Steve Pacenka wrote:
>> 4. Worst Case Design
> Apple Mac Quadra 650 and PowerMac 7100.  To change memory or 
> motherboard
> battery you remove the power supply (itself not a fun task), disconnect
> data and power cables from all three drives (inadequate finger room) 
> and
> power cable from fan, remove two screws, flip up the drive assembly.

   I have to chime in late here.  I nominate the DEC MicroVAX-2000 (also 
VAXstation-2000) chassis for the worst case design.  Its worst feature 
is the near impossibility of getting the outer case off and back on 
again.  It is a major pain in the pasty symmetrical cheekage.


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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