[mythtv-users] My whole house setup

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Oct 24 17:09:15 UTC 2007

On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 10:14:13AM -0500, Jeffery Swan wrote:
>    Your points are all very good. My electric bill each month is in excess of
>    $300.00 (and all appliances are gas) but I do have a large family. As for
>    power consumption, I have been working on an external power supply for the
>    entire server room. So far it looks promising but the jury is still out.

My recommendation would be to replace your server power supplies with
-48VDC ones, and get a string of 8 6V golfcart batteries to drive them,
with the appropriate string-charger.

-- jra
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