Colocation in the US.

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Thu Jan 25 21:31:07 UTC 2007


On Jan 25, 2007, at 3:56 PM, Warren Kumari wrote:

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> On Jan 25, 2007, at 12:49 PM, Warren Kumari wrote:
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>> The main issue with Flourinert is price -- I wanted some to cool a  
>> 20W IR laser -- I didn't spend that much time looking before I  
>> just decided to switch to distilled water, but I was finding  
>> prices like >$300 for a 1 liter bottle (http://www.parallax- 
>> tech.com/fluorine.htm). I did find some cheaper "recycled"  
>> Fluorinert, but it wasn't *that* much cheaper.
>>
>> I don't remember who made them, but the same laser had these  
>> really neat plumbing connections
>
> Doh, 10 seconds after hitting send it occurred to me that some sort  
> of Internet search thingie might help with this -- looking for  
> "liquid disconnect" found them for me -- http://www.micromatic.com/ 
> draft-keg-beer/fittings-pid-60600.html  -- even better, it seems  
> that after your datacenter shuts down you can reuse the connectors  
> for your daft keg! :-)

Thereby giving new meaning to "beer and gear."


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> W
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>> -- very similar to the air hose connectors on air compressors  --  
>> there is a nipple that snaps into a female connector. The nipple  
>> pushes in a pin when it snaps in and allows the liquid to start  
>> flowing. When you disconnect the connector the liquid flow shuts  
>> off and you get maybe half a teaspoon of leakage.
>>
>> W
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>> P.S: Sorry if I tripped anyones HR policies for NSFW content :-)
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>> On Jan 25, 2007, at 12:01 PM, John Curran wrote:
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>>> At 3:49 PM -0800 1/24/07, Mike Lyon wrote:
>>>> I think if someone finds a workable non-conductive cooling fluid  
>>>> that
>>>> would probably be the best thing. I fear the first time someone is
>>>> working near their power outlets and water starts squirting,  
>>>> flooding
>>>> and electricuting everyone and everything.
>>>
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluorinert
>>>
>>> /John
>>>
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>> -- 
>> "He who laughs last, thinks slowest."
>>     -- Anonymous
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> "Real children don't go hoppity-skip unless they are on drugs."
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>     -- Susan, the ultimate sensible governess (Terry Pratchett,  
> Hogfather)
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