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Where did you get your UPS from? As I've been playing with the idea of getting one for a while.

Dazza :cool:

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Maplin Electronics (i work there, and we use the ones we sell for our own EPoS and stock control ,so they must be pretty OK)

a "Trust" branded 1300VA UPS , manageable from USB or Serial, either locally or remotely wth 4 x3 pin (kettle style) power sockets, fax/phone protection and a 20,000 euro warranty is for sale at:

£99.99

it provides in my case, ~750w without any problems (2 servers) and a quoted max of 70 mins uptime, but in my real-life scenario it was under 20 mins with the 2 servers, but more than enough time for a clean shutdown

http://www.maplin.co.uk/module.aspx?ModuleNo=222106&doy=14m

similar ones are also in stock, which provide roughly half the battery life, but for half the price. Stick with the trust ones, they are best

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interesting, I might sneak one of those past the missus. She wont be impressed if I got one, mind you I could confuse her and say "Well if I dont get one you wont be able to go on Additions Direct and order those shoes. Due to new EU legislations all servers need a UPS, so our server needs one. Unless you dont want a net connection and back up facility for all your photo's"
That should secure me one, no problem :D

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