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Re: UPS as backup power

On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 03:29:38PM -0500, K9AUB at aol_com wrote:

> would probably get an hour or two's service at 50w load.  By the
> way, if you can access the 12v leads internally feeding the UPS,
> you can extend those out to something like a type 27 marine
> battery, and get days and days of service driving your 50w
> aquarium load.  A freshly charged pair of 6v golf cart batteries
> in series (to deliver 12v) would drive your aquarium for a week or
> more.  If you had a solar panel charging them at about twice the
> rate of discharge, it's possible that you would never have need of
> any other power source.

So.. here's the opportunity for lifetime you gadget guys! Next cool
DIY project to you ;-)

Vallo Kallaste
kalts at estpak_ee