Why choose 120 volts?

Kurt Anderson kurt at honeycomb.net
Tue May 26 15:23:46 CDT 2009


Why stop there? Grab a 20,000 volt feeder and create a Tesla datacenter.
Think of all the copper you will save...

-----Original Message-----
From: telmnstr at 757.org [mailto:telmnstr at 757.org] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2009 3:16 PM
Cc: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: RE: Why choose 120 volts? 

>> Oh, yeah! Nothing sounds like more fun than working in a room full of
>> 480 or 600 delta. I LIKE neutrals. (Sort of like I like continuing to
>> have a functioning heart.)
> Nobody said delta.

If you just run 7200vac into your 1u chinese made peecee servers, then
you 
can eliminate the space use of the step-down transformer in the
mechanical 
room.





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