[rescue] another flameware
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Mon Jun 25 23:46:58 CDT 2001
Had a nice sized Best FerrUPS at a missile company that never died that I
could recall in about 7 years of service. This was in the lightning capital
of the world, FWIW.
Personal ones, I had a tripplite for my first UPS, it lasted about 1.5 years
and died a horrible smokey death. The next 8 years, I have had only 2
UPS'es, the first was a APC 450 or somesuch, lasted aboout 3-4 years, the
next was a APC 600 UPS, I still have it, but it has been giving me hints
that it doesnt like running my PC, Imac and all the pumps on my 75G
fishtank anymore :(. But it still works and holds the load for about 10
Call Sign: KG4KVX
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"No, I didn't. Honest. I ran outta gas. I had a flat tire. I didn't have
enough money for cab fare. My tux didn't come back from the cleaners.
An old friend came in from outta town. Someone stole my car.
There was an earthquake, a terrible flood, locust's. It wasn't my fault!!"
----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net>
To: <geeks at mrbill.net>; <rescue at mrbill.net>
Sent: Monday, June 25, 2001 11:27 PM
Subject: [rescue] another flameware
> Okay. UPSes.
> I've always been partial to APC, but have been looking at the
> newer Tripp-Lite stuff (under 500 watts, this is for individual
> machines and such). Opinions? I saw an APC Matrix *survive* an
> arcing/shorting transformer on the pole outside once, it just
> made *WONK* sounds every time a surge hit.. but all the equipment
> survived. 8-)
> Bill Bradford
> mrbill at mrbill.net
> Austin, TX
> rescue maillist - rescue at sunhelp.org
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