Can the 3b1 power supply handle 2 fans

Neal P. Murphy murphyn at motcid.UUCP
Fri Mar 22 05:33:23 AEST 1991

renkel at motcid.UUCP (Will Renkel) writes:

>the 7300 had the same powere supply setup and 2 fans.  In fact, dont know why
>the second fan was rfemoved from the 3b1.

The second fan was removed because it didn't add to the cooling. In fact, it
would appear that the machine runs cooler with just the one fan pulling air across
the power supply.

The 3B1 has a power supply that yields an extra 20-50W of power - needed for the
bigger disk drives, I imagine.


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