"They all suck!" Re: UPS failure modes (was: fire at NAC)

Kevin Day toasty at dragondata.com
Fri May 30 00:02:26 UTC 2003


>Too bad a substantial amount of equipment doesn't allow for
>redundant plugins.  The ability to plug { servers | routers |
>whatever } into two totally separate power feeds is nice.
>
>Anyone for building a rackmount transfer switch for two inputs?
>Assuming it didn't fail (!) -- would the economies of scale work
>for or against it compared to big transfer switches?  Between
>dealing with _much_ smaller current levels and the opportunity
>for mass production, what are the chances of something like this
>working?

I'm not sure if this is exactly what you're looking for, but:

http://www.apc.com/products/family/index.cfm?id=14&web_displayed=

List price is between $359 and $559, depending on if you want network 
management and how many outputs.

-- Kevin







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