[Nut-upsdev] Developing the UPS side of the UPS-NUT equation (via usbhid)

Tim Dawson tadawson at tpcsvc.com
Fri Mar 7 03:10:46 UTC 2014

Interesting! And thanks for taking the time to reply, even if I didn't have a clue what your product was!

- Tim

On March 6, 2014 4:08:49 PM CST, Rob Groner <rgroner at RTD.com> wrote:
>The UPS will be a PC104 device (www.rtd.com to give you a quick visual
>of what that is), which means it will actually be physically stacked
>together with the power supply it is supporting.  So cable length won't
>be an issue, as it will be communicating through USB in the PCIe bus to
>the CPU.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Nut-upsdev
>[mailto:nut-upsdev-bounces+rgroner=rtd.com at lists.alioth.debian.org] On
>Behalf Of Tim Dawson
>Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2014 4:35 PM
>To: nut-upsdev at lists.alioth.debian.org
>Subject: Re: [Nut-upsdev] Developing the UPS side of the UPS-NUT
>equation (via usbhid)
>Rob -
>	Just out of curiosity, will this device also have any network
>monitoring connectivity, or just USB?  Not sure what market you are
>targeting, but even as a small business/home compute user, I find that
>the distance limitations of USB often cause me grief, and myself, I
>would love to see a network alternative as well . . . Perhaps support
>for a network dongle on the USB port?  More software, I know, but
>depending on what's embedded in your UPS, it does eliminate the need
>for a hardware-centric network implementation . . .
>- Tim

Tim Dawson
Lewisville, TX

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