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Re: APC UPS



On Fri, 2009-01-02 at 23:56 -0500, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Jan 2009 20:36:23 -0600
> Dave Ihnat wrote:
> 
> > Secondly--as you'll continue to see me state in this post--the problem
> > is that everyone wants "cheapest possible".
> 
> The most interesting thing to me about all so-called "uninterruptible"
> power supplies, is how often the most common reason you need to shutdown
> your computer is to work on the UPS :-). That seems like something
> I'd call an "interruption".
> 
> You can get high end units with special switches to switch to an
> alternate power source very carefully keeping the power from
> dropping out or spiking while making the switch, but that also
> doesn't meet the "cheapest possible" criteria.
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most servers can be purchased with 2 power supplies which you connect to
different sources if the object is no downtime.

Craig


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