[rescue] DC Voltage distro (Was:SGI Challenge L... )

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at mail.zill.net
Mon Sep 20 13:05:04 CDT 2004

On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 08:17:33AM -0500, Wes Will wrote:
> The batteries are everything you can imagine, from custom-built high-tech
> stuff to scavenged forklift, telco, and trolley-car banks.  The old telco
> batteries are getting a whole lot scarcer than they used to be...


The old telco batteries are 2V batts and thus you need at least 24 of
them for 48VDC.  Or just 6 for 12VDC.

You can buy them new with a 10-year warranty from e.g. Rolls Battery,
http://www.rollsbattery.com/Solar/solar500.htm .  Price, I dunno.
They weigh 208lbs apiece.


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