[Wlug] Lights going dim, concerned about compouters & assoc. equip.

Eric Martin eric.joshua.martin at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 22:05:44 EDT 2011

A smart UPS with monitoring software will do exactly what you're looking
for. Small ones can run $100 new, big rack ones run >$1000 new (I'm updating
my server room so i have those numbers in the forefront of my mind. )

Eric Martin
On Jul 1, 2011 9:48 PM, "E Johnson" <iris.gates at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I think we have a bad refrigerator here, possibly problems also compounded
> by an inadequate elex cicsuit. Elex is owned & paid by landlord, who
> this is "no big deal" & "happens all the time No problem."
> Maintence is not this building owner's favorite occupation. Person is on a
> tight budget just like most of the rest of the world.
> Proibem:
> Lights go dim whenever dying refrigerator comes on. This unit rins apprix
> minutes per every hour, even on cool days with minimum opening/closing.
> I am concerned about longevity and function of my computers. power
> modem and router (I own these & they are nice). One printer already fried
> when Handyman shorted hot and cold elex together in the process of
> one light swich in kitchen. Hope never to see him again, he's not a bright
> bulb.
> Is there some way to monitor the currrent on the elex line for several
> and record what's going on? If so, does someone have a monitoring device
> that could be loaned and set up to do this?
> I am in Woircester near Elm Park, & am a very good cook. Have decent
> & workspace with fast internet... could provide free beer & P1zzA or lunch
> if needed during setup period.
> Thanks mightily,
> Liz J
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