[SATLUG] Re: HP 710 all in one inkjet

Cheryl Holmes cherylholmes72 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 22:25:43 CDT 2009


thanks Geoff...:o) c

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:

> Cheryl Holmes wrote:
> > hahahahahahahahahaha Herb..darn I was hoping it meant I could have a guy
> in
> > shorts standing here at all times making certain my every computer need
> was
> > met!  Daen darn darn...
> >
> > it does sound like something I need to look into for me and mom...my
> sister
> > bought one for a great price at costco.  We called them BBU's back in the
> > 80's (battery back up units).  I'll read abt them on the link Bruce
> > supplied...I hope they also give great surge protection...thanks for all
> the
> > info..I'm learning a lot from you guys on the list this past week.  I
> love
> > learning new things..c
>
> Same thing, Cheryl... Battery Backup - UPS...
>
> U.P.S. stands for (in this case) "Un-interruptable Power Source".  When
> the voltages flashes, it flashes from AC Wall current to battery
> supplying AC wall current so that the computer system never just "dies".
>
> Most of the UPS these days will stay on long enough for the user to
> properly shut down the system, and save any data.  Make sure the
> batteries stay fresh.  In fact, a couple of deep cycle marine batteries
> in parallel make for a -long lasting- power source.  You can add it in
> parallel to the existing battery for up to 5x the up-time of the UPS.
>
> -Geoff
>
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