A silent UPS - (A little OT, I know...)

Da Rock rock_on_the_web at comcen.com.au
Tue Apr 8 21:52:06 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-04-08 at 23:45 +0200, Erik Cederstrand wrote:
> Da Rock wrote:
> > This may sound like a strange question, but is there a way to mute the
> > voice box of a UPS? I have a highly specialised application for one- I
> > need a mobile desktop pc (very cheap). I need to setup a pc for my
> > little girl so that she has music, video, and visualisations while she's
> > in her cot- which is mobile and moved from room to room. So I don't want
> > to shutdown the pc when in transit, and I certainly don't want any
> > shrieks when I unplug the power...
> Just crack open the UPS box and cut the wires to the loudspeaker :-)

I thought of that- but how do you do that with those little sealed
units? I'm looking at a small consumer unit around 500-700VA.

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