[TUHS] Loud machines (was Compatibility Question)

Douglas McIlroy douglas.mcilroy at dartmouth.edu
Wed Dec 20 14:11:39 AEST 2023

> Paul -- you left out the other "feature" -- the noise, which was still
deafening even with a model N1 and its cover.

It was indeed loud, but GE out-roared them with a blindingly fast card
reader. The machine had a supposedly gentle touch; it grabbed cards with
vacuum rather than tongs. But the make-and-break pneumatic explosions
sounded like a machine gun. A noise meter I borrowed from the Labs' tool
crib read 90db 6 feet away.

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