[GLLUG] Hardware bits for sale

Richard W.M. Jones rich at annexia.org
Fri Nov 9 12:04:00 UTC 2012

On Thu, Nov 08, 2012 at 05:17:40PM +0000, Nix wrote:
> On 8 Nov 2012, Martin A. Brooks verbalised:
> > * APC Smart-UPS SC420 - box opened but effectively new - £100
> > * APC Back-UPS Pro 650 - unboxed, old, appears to work - £10 or £5 with
> > above.
> Hell! If it wasn't that Romford is so far out of the way for people who
> don't drive, I'd be tempted by these. (Also, it's probably heavy as
> anything -- and I'm not sure if UPSes are worth it in this country,
> given their failure rate versus the failure rate of the grid. But in a
> few years that looks to be changing :( )

I'm pretty sure that even if the lights do go out more regularly, it'd
make more sense to wire a diesel generator into your house:



Richard Jones
Red Hat

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