do they make one for Internet Pipes?
On Wed, Aug 02, 2006 at 05:59:29PM -0700, joe mcguckin wrote:
> Can't you guys take this off-list? I'm seeing this thread gatewayed
> on *another* mailing list also.
> Somehow, APC battery maintenance doesn't seem like a critical topic
> (unlike for example, internet pipe cleaning day) ^)
> Joe McGuckin
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> On Aug 2, 2006, at 6:34 AM, up@xxxx wrote:
> >On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, Matthew Sullivan wrote:
> >>up@xxxx wrote:
> >>>Update: I replaced the batteries today, and indeed, several of
> >>>the old
> >>>ones (mostly in the first pack) were split and some had popped a
> >>>couple of
> >>>their "sealed" tops.
> >>>I left for several hours and came back to the house stinking like
> >>>rubber. The new batteries are apparently melting the terminal
> >>>insulation. I had to throw it back into bypass mode and unplug
> >>>that pack
> >>>(the only one with new batteries!)
> >>>Any ideas to the cause? The status screens looked ok. ("no bad
> >>Tip: Except where a newly supplied battery is faulty, replace all or
> >>none - across all your packs connected to the same UPS.
> >Understood...that's why I unplugged the other 2 XR packs from the UPS.
> >APC rejected the notion that there was a controller problem, until
> >had me perform the battery test, when it not only cut power (batteries
> >were fried anyway), it stayed in test mode until bypassed.
> >According to
> >them, even with dead batteries, it should come out within 5-10
> >James Smallacombe PlantageNet, Inc. CEO and Janitor