[mythtv-users] How to ensure STB is powered ON? Re: SA3250HD is turning itself off?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 19:38:36 UTC 2008


> yes you could use the UPS.  i just purchased a UPS and then returned it.  i
> paid a $100 for a "70min" UPS.  come to find out it would only power my
> mythbox for 11mins.  if i added a STB on that maybe i would get 8mins.  If
> you ask me its not really worth it when my power only flickers in bad ice
> storms ~2-3 times/year but if you are in a country were the power worse,
> maybe its worth spending $200+ on something that will last longer.
>
My 1000VA PCM King Pro (less than $100US online) will keep my dual
core AMD Opteron 285 Mythtv system with 4 hard drives, 2 tuners  and
4GB of memory running for over 30 minutes during a power outage.

John


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