Physical questions

Paul English tallpaul at
Mon Jan 13 13:06:13 PST 2003

On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Greg Lindahl wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 11:42:20AM -0800, Paul English wrote:
> > For the above setup, it seems ideal if it could use just one big power 
> > supply for the whole cabinet - are there any vendors for something like 
> > this?
> It would seem, but you don't want to run high amperage, low-voltage
> currents over large distances. People who do do this use 48 volt
> supplies and downconverters for every system; it's more expensive than
> normal PC supplies.

Aah - good thing someone knows what they are doing. :-) I'll stick with 
the idea of individual power supplies then I guess, and one big UPS. 

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