[Coco] Powering up our retro systems
gheskett at shentel.net
Wed Jan 29 01:47:36 EST 2020
On Tuesday 28 January 2020 20:37:06 Jim OKeefe wrote:
> I wasn't very good at math but unless a "power on hour" is different
> than a regular hour wouldn't a million hours be a little over 114
> years. Just sayin.
I dunno so do it again
hours days years
24 * 365.25 * 25 = 219,150 for 25 years. I had an extra *7 in my original
calcoo run, but calcoo doesn't copy/paste, kcalc does.
Thats still a pretty good survival time for spinning rust.
> On Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 11:57 AM rietveld rietveld
> <rietveldh at hotmail.com>
> > Sent from my BlackBerry
> > Original Message
> > From: Gene Heskett
> > Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2020 11:51 AM
> > To: coco at maltedmedia.com
> > Reply To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
> > Subject: Re: [Coco] Powering up our retro systems
> > With over a million power on hours each and no bad sectors yet, I
> > think thats testimony enough to just keep them spinning, so they
> > are, right now
> > Trimmed
> > I just recently gave up on my SCSI drive. I switched to one CF card
> > hard drive and one physical IDE.
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