#qi-hardware IRC log for Friday, 2013-09-13

wpwrakblargh. brownout :(04:17
DocScrutinizer05wpwrak: and still no USP?12:55
Action: DocScrutinizer05 realizes the he also has no UPS neither a gas mask12:56
DocScrutinizer05the latter would've been useful last night12:56
DocScrutinizer0530,000 landline phones burnt down 3000m away from my home12:56
DocScrutinizer05damn dangerous air outside12:57
DocScrutinizer05http://leitstelle-nuernberg.de/einsaetze-stadt-nuernberg/2488-großbrand-in-nürnberger-industriegebiet.html  http://www.nordbayern.de/region/nuernberg/nurnberger-spedition-steht-in-flammen-1.315309312:57
larscat least it's all warm and cozy12:59
wpwrakoh, i have a UPS. already got it a few years ago. but the battery died quickly ...13:37
wpwraknow the think only serves to filter very short glitches. well, and if there's ever an overvoltage, it'll take the hit :)13:38
Action: kristianpaul remeber needs to buy a second UPS14:07
pcercueithe touchscreen code of gmenu2x does not work at all21:17
kyakah! that explains why touchscreen doesn't work on Ben :P21:52
pcercueiheheh :)21:54
wpwraki always suspected there was something wrong with it ...22:55
DocScrutinizer05wpwrak: you should use primary cells23:23
DocScrutinizer05or simple car batteries23:23
DocScrutinizer05car batteries are ideal for UPS23:25
DocScrutinizer05except for their main advantage that UPS manufs consider a downside: you need to service them23:26
DocScrutinizer05get 2 pcs 44Ah cat battery, fill them with suphuric acid, and charge them -> profit23:27
DocScrutinizer05every now and then you refill distilled water23:28
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