Re: 1050 Position

From: Joseph Pallendino (as195@cleveland.Freenet.Edu)
Date: 05/27/93-10:57:52 AM Z

From: as195@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Joseph Pallendino)
Subject: Re: 1050 Position
Date: Thu May 27 10:57:52 1993

In a previous article, aj008@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Aaron M. Barnes) says:

>I currently have my 1050 sitting up sideways on its left side to 
>conserve desk space.
>My question: Will this cause any problems?
>Aaron Matthew Barnes
>Cleveland,Ohio USA
>Huey Lewis and the News Fore!-ever.
>*** Answered by Michael Current, aa700:
>I don't believe there is a definitive answer to this question.  I've heard
>people argue against, and I've heard of people running their drives
>sideways without a hitch.  
>There's no fundamental reason why a drive can't be
>run sideways - the old Percom drives were designed that way.
>To me, I'd rather have a little less desk space than run the risk of damage
>to my drive, however small that risk may be.
*** Answered by Joseph Pallendino, as195:
I'm a TV repaiman and once ran a TV on its side to access its circuit
board easier.  In a while the tubes started melting wax used as an
insulator for a transformer.  This would eventually destroy the

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