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Power Back-up

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Old 12th Sep 2018, 21:55
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Power Back-up

Good Evening All

Would you be able to suggest a good power back-up system.

I recently had around 10 very short power-cuts in the area within the space of a week, and of course the computer shuts down instantly! Oh, it does not like that at all. I am thinking of having something like a battery pack which would step in as the mains power drops off, and then find a way to get my computer to shut down normally when the battery pack (or alike) has taken over. Hope that makes sense.

As always, Thank for your help

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Old 12th Sep 2018, 22:46
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An APC Uninterruptible Power Supply , used them from mundane things like faxes up to entire business networks, top quality & never failed me. A small, inexpensive one will allow you to shut down in a controlled manner (or even do it automatically) & a larger one will give you enough time to continue working, possibly until the supply is restored.
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Old 13th Sep 2018, 20:14
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Fairly recent thread on this here: Home use UPS recommendations

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Old 13th Sep 2018, 20:41
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Thank you Thrust Augmentation and Saab Dastard for your replies and comments; I shall look into what you suggest in the next couple of days.

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