Why choose 120 volts?

Dave Larter dave at stayonline.com
Tue May 26 18:05:39 CDT 2009


I stop at licking the 9v batteries, intentionally, but I have been
burned by 50KV before.  Just imagine the copper you could save by just
sending the energy thru the air, but then I guess the DC would sound and
look more like the death star.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jared Mauch [mailto:jared at puck.nether.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2009 6:56 PM
To: Kurt Anderson
Cc: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Why choose 120 volts? 


On May 26, 2009, at 4:23 PM, Kurt Anderson wrote:

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

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4468957986746104671

	- Jared





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