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by qwondre / March 17, 2005 4:34 PM PST

Ive been trying to get a network up and running, in fits and starts, and the question that I have pressing at this point is: what do I need for a UPS?

I ran Cat6 to three bedrooms, dining room, and living room, Ive got my cable modem, telephone adapter, router and switch in my basement laundry room. At this point I have two machines running XP Pro, one in the dining room and one in a bedroom, with a Linux machine in the living room that Im trying to learn a little bit from.

I got gigibit cards in all three, but they are not yet on speaking terms with each other. ANYWAY... Im thinking that I need a UPS, or maybe two? I would like to have the equipment in the laundry room on one, at least the telephone adapter, but to have at least one computer on a UPS, wouldnt I need to have another one at a computer's location? And Im thinking if I need two, I dont need the highest volt-amp or wattage rating, just enough for what Im running?
Thanks, any thoughts would be helpful!

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Your questions create some confusion....
by Michael Geist / March 17, 2005 4:41 PM PST
In reply to: UPS

in that an Uninterrupitble Power Supply (UPS) has little to do the Networking & Wireless Forum. What's the connection?

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by qwondre / March 17, 2005 11:05 PM PST

Well my question though a little hidden, is there. In case of power loss, I should have one at my phone adapter, correct?
I should also have one at any computer that I have in operation? Do I need to go a more expensive high-end model, high va or go with a less expensive lower end one, and buy more than one model?
What brands are the best?
I described my setup to show what my situation is.
Thank you

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A better question.....
by qwondre / March 17, 2005 11:09 PM PST
In reply to: Sorry

I guess a better question might be: In what forum should this question be posted?

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Just a tip.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 17, 2005 11:20 PM PST
In reply to: A better question.....

Just ask the question and don't hide what the intent of the question is. Otherwise you see what happens.


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(NT) (NT) Yes, I do see, thanks.
by qwondre / March 18, 2005 1:58 AM PST
In reply to: Just a tip.
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