[CLUG-chat] UPS/monitor issues

Thomas Andrews tandrews at grok.co.za
Wed Jun 18 20:00:22 SAST 2003


On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 06:22:43PM +0000, Piet Ackermann wrote:

> Question: Why not run the monitors directly from the mains, bypassing 
> the UPS? This will take the load off the UPS.

Most people only run monitor's on a UPS if they *need* the monitor (eg
to shutdown manually) when power is lost. If your UPS is taking strain,
you're probably not doing it too much good.

-Thomas




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