[Nottingham] 'elth 'n' safty gone Terry Gilliam Brazil bonkers?!

James Moore jmthelostpacket at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 5 19:00:59 UTC 2011

On 04/10/2011 19:25, Martin wrote:
> What?!
> ####
> ... but just to pre-warn you all electrical equipment plugged in at
> the venue will need to be PAT tested. We do have a team standing by
> ready to PAT test your equipment (laptops etc), however we do ask that
> you arrive with plenty of time to get this done.
> ####
I'm glad I got a 5.5 hour battery on this laptop...
> Even for doubly insulated stuff?! (No earth pin on those...)
well, yep. It's only the cable that doubly insulated, I've had instances 
where cabinets have become live through developed faults. Not very nice.
> I just wonder how many laptop power supplies are going to die from the
> 1kV abuse?...
...and for those that survive, do they get a little sticker? What's this 
testing costing?
> Spare batteries? Where's Mr Tuttle?!
> Cheers,
> Martin
> Terry Gilliam Brazil: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazil_%28film%29
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There are always options. Broadband via Bluetooth or MyFi for one.

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