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    Uninterruped PS in a car...

    Hi,

    I'm considering getting a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) for my carputer, as when I kill the engine and inverter, it'll run off the UPS. Also, if I leave it in suspend, which is like .00000001W, it should stay on until I hop back in the next morning and fire everything on again. Anyone else done this?


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    UPS's don't like inverters unless they are a pure sine wave.
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Psychobiker
    Hi,

    I'm considering getting a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) for my carputer, as when I kill the engine and inverter, it'll run off the UPS. Also, if I leave it in suspend, which is like .00000001W, it should stay on until I hop back in the next morning and fire everything on again. Anyone else done this?


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    And suspend uses more then .00000001w, just to let you know.

    It won't last as long as you think with the UPS. Better to get a second auto battey, and power it from there. Get a deep discharge batter and charge it from the car (with the appropriate diode) and you should be golden, for at least a couple of days at least, assuming you have relatively long drives on a regular bassis.

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    Define 'relatively long drives?
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