Posts Tagged 'battery'

UPS APC Smart SC1000 with NUT / Linux

APC Smart SC1000

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Hi! Here’s another UPS review 😉 I am not an UPS tester by profession, but this topic seems to be around me recently, caused by various opportunities. This time I am playing with APC Smart SC1000 tower/rack-mount unit, and it’s nut interoperation. Continue reading ‘UPS APC Smart SC1000 with NUT / Linux’


UPS Ever Duo II Pro with NUT / Linux – bad idea

A bugIn my previous post about that device I described UPS Ever Duo II Pro working with nut under Linux, along with variables it exports, battery charge and drain cycles and this UPS’ issues. This follow-up is why using this UPS for serious unattended production environment is not a good idea. Continue reading ‘UPS Ever Duo II Pro with NUT / Linux – bad idea’

UPS Ever Duo II Pro with NUT / Linux

Toshiba 4S nuclear reactorUnless you are running a “Home Edition” of a nuclear reactor by Toshiba you need an UPS for your systems. Here’s another tale about running an UPS with nut under Linux. This time it’s an Ever Duo II Pro [PL]. Full specs for Duo II Pro family are available on the manufacturer’s website – but only in Polish. Note that the non-Pro versions are specified with “no software included” and (as I have heard) are “dumb” UPS-es (again: unconfirmed). The Duo II Pro model is “smart” and reports real data instead of just states via contact-closure. Continue reading ‘UPS Ever Duo II Pro with NUT / Linux’

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Marcin Gałkowski

Seasoned admin, Linux hacker, Android fan, Gentoo enthusiast. Doing digital audio on Linux when time permits. At work: IT Team Lead (+labs, +datacenters...)

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