TuskenTower on 11 Jun 2008 14:04:35 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] How to figure out my UPS needs

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 12:29 PM, JP Vossen <jp@jpsdomain.org> wrote:
>> Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 08:53:30 -0400
>> From: TuskenTower <tuskentower@gmail.com>
>> Subject: [PLUG] How to figure out my UPS needs
>> So, I lost power last night (so boring!) and obviously, my internet
>> connection and VOIP service went kaput.  I have been meaning to get a
>> UPS to power the cable modem, router, VOIP adapter and wireless phone,
>> but I have no idea how to figure out what will do the job.  Does
>> anyone know how a complete n00b could go about figuring out what UPS
>> to buy?
> I can't answer the question you did ask, but I can answer one you
> didn't.  I've been very pleased with the prices and service from
> http://www.refurbups.com/.  With their prices you can get much more UPS
> for less money, rendering an exact calculation of needs less important.
> I have no connection to the company except as a satisfied customer.
> Also, I *have* a big UPS from them, but my outage was ~3 hours, which
> was about 2 hours too long. :-(  Now I have to try and talk my wife into
> a backup generator...  Wish me luck...

Hey JP,
Thanks for the tip.  I saw an earlier post from you in the archives
and went looking there after APC's prices scared me away. :)

You might want to try bribing her with expensive jewelry.

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