Re: [IDEA] Poor man's UPS

From: Jan Knutar
Date: Mon May 22 2006 - 09:07:52 EST

On Monday 22 May 2006 01:40, Christian Trefzer wrote:
> I think it would be cheaper ("costs" for your solutin in terms of
> required I/O power and hard disk space) to use two or more lead
> batteries which are charged and discharged in a round-robin fashion,
> controlled by some smart home-brew circuitry, and connect the beast to
> some control/monitoring software via RS-232 ; )
> The logic should at least completely drain the battery before
> recharging,

I thought deep discharge cycles were unhealthy for lead batteries?
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