[Techtalk] Re: Electrical hacking

Maria Blackmore mariab at cats.meow.at
Mon Apr 14 16:00:08 EST 2003


On Mon, 14 Apr 2003, Conor Daly wrote:

> My worst was shorting a 12V lead-acid bottery with a spanner.  Flash BANG
> and chewed through half of the spanner's thickness.

I know someone who used to do ATM research for BT, they dropped a spanner
in a BT exchange.  There was a loud bang, and a bright flash, and as if by
magic, the spanner disappeared.

-48V telco power, you've got to love it.

Maria



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