[rescue] Rescued Sun servers, now what?!

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Fri Jun 17 08:59:17 CDT 2011

On Fri, 17 Jun 2011, Robert Darlington wrote:

> I tend to use compressed air from a regular air compressor.  The trick with
> compressed air is to not let the fans spin.   They're generators.  Spin em
> 10x faster than they normally go and they dump 120 volts back into your
> circuit that normally supplies 12!    Just be careful.

    Are there any documented cases where spinning the fans caused specific 
damage?  I must admit that I've done this on countless occasions, with no 
harm done that I could detect.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Old Technology	      http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/

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