Making APC 500 Back UPS (basic) work with FreeBSD

David Kelly dkelly at
Wed Feb 22 07:16:36 PST 2006

On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 03:07:21AM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> Fortunately, the used market is awash in UPSes that have burned out
> batteries.  Just find the local supplier of lead-acid gell cells and
> make friends with him and your in like flyn.  Any large city has at
> least 1 of them.

When buying a new ~$25 battery for an APS 650 I saw a pile of CS350's at
the battery store. Owner offered me as many as I wanted for only the
cost of a new $18 battery. So I now have a UPS on my satellite dish PVR.

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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