[mythtv-users] Uninterruptible Power Supply

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Dec 22 15:53:13 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 22 December 2009 08:41:39 am greg wrote:
> Where I live (Northern NY) you pretty much have to have a generator..We
> loose the power here for days at a time,the longest time I recall, was
> four days..I don't have my generator hooked up to come on automatically
> (too cheap to pay for the switching gear),I can have the generator on
> line in 15 minutes.... I can run the whole house,plus my neighbor's for
> about $15 a day...

You can perhaps have your genny up in 15 minutes, if you happen to be at 
home at the time.

You're right though, automatic transfer switches are very expensive, and you 
also need an electric start generator, and a battery system that provides 
enough power to start it.

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