[Nut-upsuser] Ever hear of Robanton?

Arjen de Korte nut+users at de-korte.org
Fri Aug 17 08:25:47 UTC 2007

>> Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET wrote:
>> > 	Anyone have any experience with these ???
>> >
>> > http://cgi.ebay.com/UPS-1000VA-Brand-New_W0QQitemZ280141461506QQihZ018QQcategoryZ99265QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
>> According to this website, it supports
>> > # Interface 9Pin D-type Connector:
>> > AC fault, battery low, Shutdown UPS
>> This looks like a contact closure interface, which would be supported
>> through the genericups driver. Don't expect fancy features though, the
>> above is all the information you'd get from it. Probably good enough for
>> a desktop device, but for a server I would opt for something more
>> sophisticated.
>> Best regards, Arjen
> 	I got ahold of someone who already bought one, and they forwarded me
> the manual. Its actually a "Megatech RUPS 2000". A really quick Google of
> "RUPS 2000 nut" shows that in 2.0.2 :
>  - The genericups driver now supports Generic RUPS 2000, AEC MiniGuard
>    UPS 700 (using Megatec M2501 cable), and Powerware 3110.
>    [Nick Barnes, Paul Andreassen]
> 	So, now I need to figure out what that means to me monitoring wise.

It probably is supported if the information from the manual is correct
(which you can't rely upon for all vendors, unfortunately). See the ouput
of 'man 8 genericups' for more information on how to set this up.

Best regards, Arjen

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