[Soekris] soekris on battery

John R. Shannon john at johnrshannon.com
Mon Oct 24 20:35:45 UTC 2005


Another option is to look at 12v power supplies made for communication such as 
those made by Astron. They have models with battery backup built-in. This 
solution is particularly well suited to using one power supply for multiple 
Soekris devices.

On Monday 24 October 2005 02:29 pm, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message
> <A3060F8064AF1C4C952BB81E7E98BEA61D1272 at slammer.intern.ctparadigm.be
>
> >, "Kevin Thackray" writes:
> >
> >Has anyone have tried to run soekris on batteries (I'm using NET4521) : =
> >I need to be able to unplug the soekris from AC for few minutes and =
> >re-plugged it again, so the battery doesn't need to have a big uptime?
> >Any thoughts or ideas are very welcomed,
>
> A 12 volt sealed lead acid with a trickle charger.
>
> If you're into DYI:
> 	http://phk.freebsd.dk/soekris/ups/
>
> Otherwise by a PSU which knows how to:
> 	http://www.ibexmfg.com/
>
> Depending how often you need it to be able to cope you might also
> consider a nimh battery and a trickle-charger, but the lead acid
> is likely to be both easier and cheaper.

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Science Applications International Corporation
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