UPS buying suggestion
yudi.tux at gmail.com
Wed Oct 16 02:44:02 UTC 2013
> These are very expensive UPS systems when new, but can sometimes be found
> at school and local government auctions for about 3% of retail price. The
> batteries are always bad, but not difficult to replace. Well, the rackmount
> ones are stuck in with double-sided tape, and take some convincing. These
> are standard sealed lead-acid batteries, used for building emergency
> lights, alarm systems, and well, computer UPSes.
> Sounds wise but unfortunately I cannot find any used ones.
> The Back-UPS units are better than nothing, but avoid the fat power strip
why would you say avoid the fat power strip ones, they are the low end ones
but they have the standard plugs unlike the more expensive ones.
I really don't want to spend more than $200 ore even less if possible. My
server only cost me $500.
As I have mentioned previously someone wants to sell an unwanted APC
Smart-UPS SC 420VA
they got with their new PC for half price, I am thinking of going for it.
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