Re: [IDEA] Poor man's UPS

From: Alan Cox
Date: Mon May 22 2006 - 11:26:37 EST

> Guess the chosen terminology was a bit unlucky, with "completely" I
> meant in fact "completely, within the constraints implied by the
> technology used" ; ) So no deep discharge, but "as far as it gets
> without killing the battery".

Lead acid batteries should be kept well charged to avoid sulphation and
always full charged when recharging, preferably using a charger that
will do proper three step charging. "Cycling" a lead acid battery is a
great way to destroy it.


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