[Techtalk] Re: Electrical hacking
Rudy L. Zijlstra
rudy at edsons.demon.nl
Mon Apr 14 23:34:01 EST 2003
Maria Blackmore wrote:
>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.
And I still remember to PSU of the PDP11/44. You could use that PSU to
If you shortened it with a screwdriver, you lost the screwdriver, not
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