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Article #348 (419 is last):
From: as195@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Joseph Pallendino)
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.questions,freenet.sci.comp.atari.spec.8bit
Subject: Re: 1050 Position
Reply-To: as195@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Joseph Pallendino)
Posted-By: xx004 (aa700 - Michael Current)
Edited-By: xx004 (aa700 - Michael Current)
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?
>
>Thanks.
>-- 
>Aaron Matthew Barnes
>aj008@cleveland.freenet.edu
>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
transformer.  
-- 


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