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Message 1049618 - Posted: 19 Nov 2010, 17:10:21 UTC

RE: the third photo...

Wouldn't it have made sense, while the space was available, and before you installed the new computers, to have un-snarled that ball of cable sitting on top?
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Message 1049626 - Posted: 19 Nov 2010, 17:37:38 UTC - in response to Message 1049618.

Wouldn't it have made sense, while the space was available, and before you installed the new computers, to have un-snarled that ball of cable sitting on top?


I thought those were a server room requirement...
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Message 1049628 - Posted: 19 Nov 2010, 17:46:27 UTC - in response to Message 1049618.

RE: the third photo...

Wouldn't it have made sense, while the space was available, and before you installed the new computers, to have un-snarled that ball of cable sitting on top?


Hey, how do we know what the ball of cable looked like BEFORE the new servers? Maybe they did un-snarl it some. (Just speaking from personal experience with cable snarls.)
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Message 1049642 - Posted: 19 Nov 2010, 18:22:10 UTC

And then like all cables they balled themselves up gain.
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Message 1049651 - Posted: 19 Nov 2010, 18:41:32 UTC - in response to Message 1049642.

And then like all cables they balled themselves up gain.


Exactly.
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Message 1049654 - Posted: 19 Nov 2010, 18:44:27 UTC - in response to Message 1049651.

Yep... Like trying to straighten a spring... ;-{
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Message 1049666 - Posted: 19 Nov 2010, 19:14:34 UTC

cables are like freaking coat hangers and garden hoses:)
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Message 1049679 - Posted: 19 Nov 2010, 20:13:48 UTC

This is why major corporations have doors on cabinets. Close 'em so no one sees the "field engineering".
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Message 1049718 - Posted: 19 Nov 2010, 23:52:04 UTC - in response to Message 1049642.

And then like all cables they balled themselves up gain.

So that the Kitties have a ball to play with again. :D
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Message 1049759 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 1:23:54 UTC - in response to Message 1049718.

The 'pictures of SERVER Parks' you usually see in Ads, are all
PhotoShopped, never noticed, you don't see a lot of cables, mostly none at all :) (Don't look at the 'Back of these SERVER RAC's).......


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Message 1049808 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 3:47:52 UTC
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What cable snarl. Don't you know modern art when you see it.
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Message 1049829 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 6:00:39 UTC - in response to Message 1049377.

Wow you must have the same software that they use on those CSI shows, where they use the output from a low resolution camera to enhance the face of the criminal from the reflection in a window!

*:^)

Or maybe just good photoshop skills? Cute.
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Message 1049831 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 6:06:26 UTC

With the speed of the new servers, the cabling strung straight out would cause the flow of data to overheat and melt the cables. Leaving some twists and bends helps to govern that flow and preserve the cable's integrity. Think of it as electronic speed bumps.

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Message 1049853 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 7:38:04 UTC - in response to Message 1049234.

Carolyn is better looking than Oscar!!!



Looks aren't everything. It's what's inside that counts.....

Give me some honey Carolyn, slide me some work units and you'll have my love.

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Message 1049866 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 8:19:10 UTC - in response to Message 1049666.
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cables are like freaking coat hangers and garden hoses:)

And slinkys.......

Oh, look, it's Eric and Agnela in the Slinky commercial.....

I think that's really how they met.
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Message 1049936 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 13:39:05 UTC - in response to Message 1049831.

With the speed of the new servers, the cabling strung straight out would cause the flow of data to overheat and melt the cables. Leaving some twists and bends helps to govern that flow and preserve the cable's integrity. Think of it as electronic speed bumps.


Many years ago, as a junior test engineer, I was chastised for neatly wrapping analog signal cables into a nice neat coil. Apparently a random signal through this perfect coil will induce voltages in the adjoining wires at regular intervals, producing a false repetitive signal. The old-timer tech took my neat coil, lifted it several feet in the air, and flung it on the floor. He walked away saying "that's how you do it.".

Moral: neat cables could simulate a false ET signal. Keep up the good work, guys.
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Message 1050018 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 21:13:20 UTC - in response to Message 1049936.

With the speed of the new servers, the cabling strung straight out would cause the flow of data to overheat and melt the cables. Leaving some twists and bends helps to govern that flow and preserve the cable's integrity. Think of it as electronic speed bumps.


Many years ago, as a junior test engineer, I was chastised for neatly wrapping analog signal cables into a nice neat coil. Apparently a random signal through this perfect coil will induce voltages in the adjoining wires at regular intervals, producing a false repetitive signal. The old-timer tech took my neat coil, lifted it several feet in the air, and flung it on the floor. He walked away saying "that's how you do it.".

Moral: neat cables could simulate a false ET signal. Keep up the good work, guys.

About 30 years ago or so......as a kid.
Dad granted me the use of our old 'Voice of Music' console radio.
It was in the basement, so he thought it safe.
I, however, wanted to play records on it.
The turntable was in the upper level.
Now, this would seem to be a simple problem.
A few hundred feet of shielded cable. Still with me?

I had no shielded cable. However, what I DID have was several thousand feet of simple telephone wire which had been scrapped from another project.

So, like an idiot (or not so), I proceeded one night when mom and dad were off on walkabout, I proceeded to take one pair of the tphone wires and carefully start to wrap the third around the two.
Thus, making a shielded cable. This took many hours of course, but when Dad got home, he was insanely angry that I was playing his records upstairs.

Only mildly less so when he understood how I engineered it.


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Message 1050030 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 21:35:48 UTC - in response to Message 1050018.

An electrical drill will make twisted pair really really fast. Learned that from an old hand, too.
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Message 1050118 - Posted: 21 Nov 2010, 2:21:13 UTC - in response to Message 1050030.

An electrical drill will make twisted pair really really fast. Learned that from an old hand, too.

Learned that one quite by accident..........
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Message 1050341 - Posted: 22 Nov 2010, 18:15:06 UTC

When i used a cb we use that enery that escapes from transmision cables to light diodes on the mast top, so we knew we were transmitting that far,it was a very simply curcuit

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