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optical gear cooling requirements



On 3/4/15 13:04, Ricky Beam wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:52:44 -0500, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Remember the Ascend MAX TNT and the sideways left-right airflow?
> ...
> 
> Indeed I do. I see you've heard the story of PSINet melting components
> as well.
> 
> We used USR(3Com) TotalControl hardware: vertical venting. The chimney
> effect was impressive. (65F in, 100+ -- sometimes 120 -- out.)

We used Livingston Portmaster 3 back in the day. Front to back
ventilation, ran cool as a cucumber, plug it in and it just worked.
Awesome gear until Lucent bought the company to kill the product in
favor of their Ascend TNT space heaters.

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