UPS buying suggestion
noc at hdk5.net
Fri Oct 18 02:12:39 UTC 2013
Erich Dollansky wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:44:52 -1000
> Al Plant <noc at hdk5.net> wrote:
>> Erich Dollansky wrote:
>>> On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 12:35:32 +1000
>>> yudi v <yudi.tux at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have 4 battery backups that I think are the older big brother of
>> the one that Eric is using. APC 900. I have replaced the batteries
>> with external Stationary Batteries. (Look like truck batteries, but
>> have small bolt on connections for backup systems.) I have them
>> hooked up in a cage beside the backups in my shed. I have used the
>> backups for up to 10 hours of uptime as a test.
> how long does it take to recharge the battery?
>> Here in Hawaii on Oahu island where I live, power outages are common.
> The moment the name of an island sound so good that you want to live on
> it, they have problems with electricity. I am currently in Bali which
> is not so bad but Jawa is real bad if you do not live near the power
>> Many people have installed solar now since a car hitting an electric
>> pole is almost a daily problem. As is a contractor digging and
>> breaking cables. Corroded fuses blowing on power line transformers
>> are also a major problem on any Pacific island. One of my clients
>> went down for 7 hours during the busy time last week for business.
>> They do have backup for gracefully shutting down computers that lasts
>> about 30 minutes, so they can get the customers cashed out with their
> What are 7h down-time? Just a coffee break. It happens in Jawa very
> often. Diesel generators are a good investment there.
>> ~Al Plant - Honolulu, Hawaii - Phone: 808-284-2740
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Yes the price of paradise!~
Two transformers blew. The 2nd when the first went back on line and they
take about 3 and a half hours to replace.
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