[rescue] Closet cleaning IV

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Sep 14 23:46:11 CDT 2003

On Sunday, September 14, 2003, at 12:14 PM, Andrew Weiss wrote:
> My 3100 is an M38.

   Nice little machine!  Very tiny.  Heavy for its size though.

> I think 1kW is too much.

   VAX 6000 machines typically pull a bit less than that.

>   I was using an SGI Crimson for a few months and it pulls 1-1.1kW on 
> a 110 V 20A receptacle... (I had it on a standard receptacle by 
> putting a new plug on it).  I'm really looking for no more than 600W a 
> machine and that's stretching things...

   You might just be able to get down to 600W in a VAX 6000.  Don't give 
up yet.

>  NY power is very expensive.  For a while we were at 13 cents a kwH.

   Time to move.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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