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Re: [opensuse] UPS : replacing battery with 12 volt Jelly Car Battery
On 11/25/2014 09:03 AM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2014-11-25 08:48, jdd wrote:
Le 25/11/2014 04:22, Carlos E. R. a écrit :

Meaning, that if the UPS is new, charged, rated for 800VA, and you
connect a laptop, it might last for an hour :-)

a laptop have a built in UPS that can last until 9hour, depending of the

it's the main laptop advantage, apart size :-)

Not when they die. It is maybe cheaper to use an UPS than replace the
laptop battery ;-)

I have a home server that is in fact a good but old laptop, without
battery, connected to the same ups as the router, tv recorder, and phone.

Of course, maybe it would be better to use dc-dc converters for each of
those gadgets, plus a 12-24 volt battery on float charger, plus a solar
panel. That would be a dream... dunno where to start that /project/.

At your local lending institution. :-)

Ken Schneider
SuSe since Version 5.2, June 1998

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