optical gear cooling requirements

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Wed Mar 4 21:54:10 UTC 2015

On 04/03/2015 21:33, Jay Hennigan wrote:
> 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.

Ascend kit was a horror to deal with.  I ran isdn dialin on some of their
lower end kit at one stage.  It only worked because I put it on a power
timer which power-cycled it twice a day.

+1 on portmasters, though.


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