[rescue] SGI goodies anyone?

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Fri Oct 15 22:01:55 CDT 2010

FWIW, for the past few decades, it has been a code requirement per the 
US National Electric Code to have two 20A, 120V circuits in a kitchen, 
and a 20A, 120V circuit for a clothes washer.  Most people also have a 
30A, 240V dryer outlet.

For "until you get someone who knows what they're doing" usage, that 
usually can handle a lot of stuff.  Just remember that electricians are 
much cheaper than the mess you get into when you have a fire that isn't 
covered by your insurance because your wiring wasn't up to code.

So, for running my full A4700, I had to run two 30A, 240V ciruits to my 
dining room (its temporary location) to handle all 9kW it uses.  At 
about $15/day, and requiring cold weather and good circulation with the 
windows open, I'm not going to be running the whole system that much, 


On Friday, October 15, 2010, pete wrote:
>   How do you guys plan on powering these Onyx2 you are after ? It
> takes a 20amp 110v line at a minimum and that's not really household
> stuff or its pusing the limits of what's in most homes. You might
> start a nice fire if your wiring is not up to code. They want 220v
> for fully loaded ones. It could cost $200 a month just to run one
> daily.
> On 10/15/2010 1:51 PM, Ian Finder wrote:
> > Ditto, but in Seattle.
> > 
> > Hell, who here doesn't want an Onyx2?
> > 
> > -- Ian
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