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by Bob Haller
Thu Oct 17, 2002 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Zapped ROM cards
Replies: 10
Views: 2589

Re: Zapped ROM cards

I was a Dish dealer for a while. People stealing service is so sad, it often costs more than just subscribing. The new PVRs change how you watch tv. Although a curious question was asked here I hope this place never turns into a how to steal anything location.<p>Frankly I hope security is improved. ...
by Bob Haller
Fri Oct 04, 2002 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Funny radio shack story & question
Replies: 5
Views: 1865

Funny radio shack story & question

I went to my local RS looking for round key lock switches and found they are discontinued. But another store still had them in inventory. So I went there. The sales person didnt want to look in a box in the back room. Finally she did but brought back the wrong one. After I insisted she made a face a...
by Bob Haller
Thu Oct 03, 2002 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPS backup power supplies
Replies: 4
Views: 1223

Re: UPS backup power supplies

Thanks I will use a deep discharge marine battery and could add a additional smart charger for deep discharge situations.<p>I wonder if theres a good cheap source somewhere for used oversized UPS units?<p>I suppose the fan could engage only when in back up mode?<p>Just sitting there shadowing the li...
by Bob Haller
Tue Oct 01, 2002 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPS backup power supplies
Replies: 4
Views: 1223

Re: UPS backup power supplies

Thanks so much! Any good sources of Cheap used UPS? Battery can be junk since I will use a nice big car battery.
by Bob Haller
Tue Oct 01, 2002 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPS backup power supplies
Replies: 4
Views: 1223

UPS backup power supplies

I have a 500 UPS made by APC. I am wondering if anyone ever put a car battery or deep cycle battery on one of these for extended run time. I vaguely recall a article on this a long time ago. <p>I want a variety of things to be unaffected by the frequent power outages we have here. Answering machine,...