[geeks] Dead Smart-UPS 1000
geeks at sunhelp.org
Tue Nov 20 15:44:39 CST 2001
> However, I plug it in, its DOA - no LEDs, no beeps, *nothing* - should
> it at least display SOMETHING on the front panel until the batteries are
> charged? Its sat turned on (and completely drained) in the friend's
> garage for about six months..
As far as my experience goes with dead batteries, the SmartUPSs play
stupid with totally dead batteries. When I rebatteried a bunch of upses,
I had to put the batteries on an external charger for about 10 or 20
minutes before they had enough juice for the UPS to wake up.
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