[mythtv-users] How to ensure STB is powered ON? Re: SA3250HD is turning itself off?
drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 19:38:36 UTC 2008
> yes you could use the UPS. i just purchased a UPS and then returned it. i
> paid a $100 for a "70min" UPS. come to find out it would only power my
> mythbox for 11mins. if i added a STB on that maybe i would get 8mins. If
> you ask me its not really worth it when my power only flickers in bad ice
> storms ~2-3 times/year but if you are in a country were the power worse,
> maybe its worth spending $200+ on something that will last longer.
My 1000VA PCM King Pro (less than $100US online) will keep my dual
core AMD Opteron 285 Mythtv system with 4 hard drives, 2 tuners and
4GB of memory running for over 30 minutes during a power outage.
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