[vcf-midatlantic] Museum report
evan at vcfed.org
Sun Jul 8 00:13:43 EDT 2018
Modest amount of visitors today, but mostly good ones -- families with
lots of smart questions.
The main thing I did between visitors was install our new Cyberpower 2u
The rack now has almost all of its components. I just a 2u blanking
panel. Oh, and the small matter of cabling ... I have to get/install a
bunch of patch cords and wire up the A/V components. But the major stuff
is all there now.
Have a look: https://tinyurl.com/yacseqyo.
Top to bottom: combo DVD/VCR, laserdisc, stereo, BBS server, UPS,
console, tablet server, patch panel, Cisco switch #2 (for
thicknet-to-ethernet), Cisco switch #1 (for main network + PoE to power
our access point and security cameras), microwave, fridge. :)
A few people didn't like the idea of a microwave. THIS IS NOT A DATA
CENTER ... I just might want popcorn or something now and then.
There's also some storage space behind the A/V components. We're using
it to hold a couple of containers of rack screws, cage news, various
cables, the KVM switch (remote control button is hidden to the left of
the BBS server), and miscellaneous small parts.
A small PBX and a couple of modems will hide behind the BBS server.
There is a good-sized shelf.
Both servers have an SSD installed, so they're quiet and fast. The only
noise you hear are fans. Overall it is surprisingly quiet.
We have space for another 1u server if it's ever needed.
Thank you to everyone who contributed parts!!!
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