[Nut-upsuser] Nut issue or MGE issue?
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Wed May 24 00:39:44 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 24 May 2006 09:37, Scott Tuc Ellentuch at T-B-O-H wrote:
> > The measured load is varying.. If it truly is only a 60W globe then I
> > would say the UPS is broken.
> It is a desk lamp, with only a 60W Sylvania bulb in it. There is
> NOTHING else plugged in, not even the monitoring server. I was afraid it
> was broken. When I plugged the UPS back in, the first monitor of it said
> there was an 86% charge already. I plugged it in at 6pm. Its now 8pm and
> its claiming 91% charged.
Hmm, it's not a fluorescent tube is it?
UPSs don't really like devices with a poor power factor (eg fluro's, motors,
> load.off - Turn off the load immediately
> load.on - Turn on the load immediately
> shutdown.return - Turn off the load and return when power is back
> shutdown.stayoff - Turn off the load and remain off
> test.battery.start - Start a battery test
> test.battery.stop - Stop the battery test
> I'll wait for it to claim to be fully charged before I
> start anything.
OK, worth a battery test I think.
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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