[mythtv-users] Uninterruptible Power Supply

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Dec 23 14:44:56 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 23 December 2009 07:21:57 am Mark wrote:
> David Brodbeck wrote:
> > Another good option, if you're moderately handy, is to find a local
> > computer surplus outlet and buy "dead" UPSs.  I've picked up a few
> > fairly nice APC BackUPS units from the "AS IS" pile for under $5 each,
> > and they only needed new batteries.
> An even more interesting hack:  Take your dead UPS and attach a garden
> tractor battery or motorcycle battery. More uptime.  Be careful of the
> fumes of course.

A "Deep Cycle" Marine battery works even better, though it costs more.

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