[rescue] Running an ultra 60 on its side

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Wed May 30 06:55:21 CDT 2007

Jonathan Groll wrote:
> Can an ultra 60 be run on its side? 
> All the machines I've seen have a sticker on the case with a crossed-out
> picture of the machine on its side with a monitor on top.
> Is this to prevent the weight of the monitor breaking the plastic side,
> or is it for heat dispersal reasons (i.e.. foam blocks on lid channeling
> hot air out)?
> I've got a book shelf that unfortunately only has space for the machines
> sideways (great for U1s and U2s!).

I've run a U30 on its side with no problems, for what that's worth.

 It's not the years, it's the mileage.
 Phil Stracchino              phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
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