[vcf-midatlantic] Orientation of vented cover for airflow
rich.cini at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 16:47:38 EDT 2018
Great Jonathan. Thanks!
On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 4:43 PM systems_glitch via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> Drawing air in, pushing it across the power supply, into the card cage, and
> out the far edge of the card cage.
> On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 3:09 PM, William Sudbrink via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> > Ok. I found at least some of it. Several of the 1977 issues of
> > contained a running discussion of optimizing airflow in an S-100 chassis,
> > including the IMSAI. Looking at the October issue now:
> > https://archive.org/stream/kilobaudmagazine-1977-10/
> > Kilobaud_1977_October_dj
> > vu.txt
> > Bill S.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vcf-midatlantic
> > [mailto:vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org] On
> > Behalf Of Richard Cini via vcf-midatlantic
> > Sent: Friday, June 08, 2018 2:23 PM
> > To: vcf-midatlantic
> > Cc: Richard Cini
> > Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] Orientation of vented cover for airflow
> > All -
> > I have a question regarding S100 cabinet airflow. Here's the setup.
> > I just bought a TEi enclosure (12-slot, impeccably clean) on eBay. The
> > power
> > supply is to the right of the card cage, the fan blows inward and it was
> > delivered with the cover installed such that the air vents are on the
> > (power supply) side.
> > To me, this seems counterintuitive. I would think that the vents should
> > on the left with the fan blowing out so as to draw air through the card
> > cage, over the power supply and then out the back.
> > On my IMSAI (both sides of the cover are vented) and the fan blows out,
> > the vents next to the power supply are sealed with tape.
> > Any thoughts on this?
> > Thanks!
> > Rich
> > Get Outlook for iOS<https://aka.ms/o0ukef>
> > ---
> > This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
> > https://www.avast.com/antivirus
More information about the vcf-midatlantic