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Re: Humidity ranges?
- From: Marshall Eubanks
- Date: Tue Aug 05 00:03:29 2003
On Mon, 04 Aug 2003 23:35:24 -0400
Jeff Kell <email@example.com> wrote:
> Todd Mitchell - lists wrote:
> > | and when I should
> > | complain to the datacenter operators? (References I can point to would
> > | be nice.)
> > When your equipment starts to rust ;)
> > I don't have any technical references, but I think that anything over
> > 65% is probably too much. Most facilities I have equipment in do not
> > exceed that mark.
> It isn't a *huge* issue (within reason) unless you have printers around
> and the inherent paper. Big lasers are notoriously finicky about
> humidity, which directly affects the paper quality.
If you are running lots of mag tape, humidity > 60 % starts to really
increase tape and head wear. If new tape heads are part of your
regular operating budget, I would keep the humidity < 50 %.
> Otherwise, just keep it well below the dewpoint :-)