[Nut-upsdev] Recommendations for consumer-grafe GPSes?

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Fri Jan 16 15:50:24 UTC 2009

Arnaud Quette <aquette.dev at gmail.com>:
> s/GPS/UPS/
> I guess that you're implication in gpsd is the root cause of this typo ;-)

Yes, this is a collision in my hash tables that I have to fight constantly.  
Forgive me in advance. :-)

> as for the nut developers, and many other people in the FLOSS Community in
> general (including Linus, Dave Zeuthen, Richard Hughes, Jim Garlick), I (and
> obviously Eaton) would be happy and honored to provide you a unit ^_^

Wow.  I was not expecting anyone to offer to ship me one, but I'll cheerfully
accept that.  

> the only bad point here is that we are still in the process of revamping and
> redeveloping the consolidated Eaton offering (check the 2008 Christmas mail
> to get an idea).

That's OK.  As I explained, I'm not in a hurry; as long as it can ship before
the spring/summer storm season I don't expect there will be an issue. 

> So ATM, the choice is between the old Ellipse, Nova and Evolution:
> http://www.mgeops.com/index.php/products__1/120v_208v_products/ups#UPS4PC
> Nova might still be the best choice for your needs, while waiting for new
> models to be available in the US.
> though a small evolution might be better (but noisier too) in terms of
> QOS...

What's the QOS difference?
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