Kevin Standlee (kevin_standlee) wrote,
Kevin Standlee

Hooray for UPS

...and I don't mean the package delivery service.

This evening, we had a brief power failure. The backup rechargeable flashlight we keep plugged in for times like these came on, and the uninterpretable power supply began making alarm-type noises to tell us "You're on battery backup power! You have 15 minutes to Do Something!"

We began an orderly shutdown of the computers, but by the time I had my computer shut down, the power came back on again. Still, it's nice to know the UPS works in real conditions, as opposed to just testing it.
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