[clug-talk] Slightly OT Power usage

Kevin Anderson list-server at myrealbox.com
Mon Nov 22 07:31:39 PST 2004


On Friday 19 November 2004 17:33, Chris Lobkowicz wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2004, at 16:36, s. keeling wrote:
> > If I unplug the UPS from the wall socket
>
> ACK! Dont do that, the UPS still needs a proper ground! Too many UPS'
> let out the magic smoke when they just get unplugged.
>
> If anything use a powerbar before the UPS and throw the toggle on it,
> cause the switch doesnt interfere with the ground.

I didn't know that.  It totally makes sense, but I've never heard it before.

Thanks for mentioning it...

Kev.



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