[Soekris] small battery backup??
jaymo at cullmail.com
Wed Oct 27 00:59:29 UTC 2004
On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 01:54:31AM -0700, the unit calling itself Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:
> > > http://phk.freebsd.dk/soekris/ups/
> > That's pretty cool, but I have very shaky hands and soldering is
> > extremely difficult for me. Any idea where we could buy something
> > pre-made?
> Any good boat or camping stoore (the latter is cheaper) which has simple
> photo voltagic boards. Bit overkill - but it works. A good alert system
> vendor in an agricultural area can sell you something similar for the
> larger alarm systems - but those are expensive (generally meant for water
> pumps, sumps/sewage pumps and gas fan's).
> Of course you can always buy the cheapest of UPS-es.
This is clearly the way to go... an "el cheapo" UPS can be had at most
of the bargain barns for less than $40. No way you can buy components
and build something home-made for that price.
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