Back-UPS garbage? - battery

alvin at alvin at
Mon Feb 10 22:18:52 EST 2003

hi ya

On Mon, 10 Feb 2003, Dale Harris wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 10, 2003 at 03:44:25PM -0800, alvin at elucidated:
> > 
> > more importantly... yes... definitely add a ups to each and every
> > node/PC/workstation/servers... 
> > 
> Seems like have a UPS for each and every node would be a waste of space.
> Wouldn't it be better to go with a Liebert or large UPS or power
> conditioning system?  Granted, that is going to cost some bucks.

i once used a generic sealed car battery w/  charger... the silly system
stayed up for 15hrs ... before dying :-)
 	car battery is cheap ...
	was a fun experiment..

but you should know how to get rid of the hydrogen .. somehow...
( you dont want the firemarshalls to see a bunch of car batteries 
( before or after the fire 

c ya

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