My UPS is designed to run on 36v Dc input. Can i be able to use a single 12v battery for it to run? if not is there a way i can adjust the input power to 12V?
Topic by Patricemutua | last reply
I am wanting to build an Uninterrupted power supply. I was planning to use relays to connect and disconnect and the mains and battery power. N/O for the mains and N/C for the DC voltage. I wasn't sure if the relays would switch fast enough for the CPU to remain on. I loaded 2 pictures. Has anybody ever built something like this?
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Question by czargat | last reply
Hi Guys, My first time to post a question here. I had purchase a UPS from a store. The UPS have 2 6 volts battery inside of it, the seller said that 1 of those battery isn't working anymore. My question is this, how do I replace or is it possible to replace it with 1 12 volts battery instead of having 2 6 volts battery to fit there. What will be the layout of the wirings if I have to do it on 1 12 volts battery. I tried making search of the actual item on the net but couldn't find it. Here's the pictures and the information of the UPS Information -------------------------------------------- 2009000002391 MODEL: ELITE 500 VOLTAGE: 220V / 60Hz MADE IN TAIWAN --------------------------------------------
Topic by acl_20032003 | last reply
I found an mge ups system in a trash bin tried to make it work but failed epicaly. so i tried to find the manual online but ended up with nothing. so if anyone has info(or tips) about the Pulsar Extreme 2200c, please please please tell me what you know .thank you :) added some pics.
Question by didgitalpunk | last reply
Hello every one recently i found a 12v 9000mah battery in my stuff and decided to make sth with it and found out that a UPS system can be good. I want to make a system that can give me power for a short time while I am outdoors so the low amper wont be a problem but I want to make the system with lower cost and better quality so I found out that I had to choose an inverter(12 to 220) which I think a 100w one would work. But my problem is choosing the inverter these are my choices based on my research:An inverter starter kit---------the cheapestAn inverter module(ones without box and fan which are small too)Inverters that are used in cars(ones with a box and fan)----------the most expensive
Question by Electronic guy | last reply
Hi i am trying to build a sort of DC TO DC ups for my modem/router, please look at the image attached for my project plan. I was able to find many charging circuits online but i cant understand what value relay and capacitor should be used. can any one help me with this project. Thanks in advance. http://i52.tinypic.com/v2v38n.jpg
Topic by spooge | last reply
I hope this isn't a dumb question, but if I were to take an old UPS unit, remove the battery, wire a 12V lighter socket plug to the battery cables in the UPS, and plug it in to the car, would it convert the 12V DC to 120V AC while the car is running? And if it worked would it draw too much power or damage anything? I wouldn't use this to run anything with a motor, just a laptop charger and maybe a light. Thanks! :)
Topic by 500FPS | last reply
Hello Everyone, I need your help with this. I have two UPS (exact same model) Sendon 1000 VA. Each of them use two 12V 10 Amp battery in series. Now I want to use both UPS together to charge a pair of car batteries (12V 35 Amp each). Is it possible to do so? Using two same model UPS on same battery? I know there is a possibility of power back flow / de-phrasing that may damage the UPS. Please suggest me if I need to use some kind of circuits to keep the two UPS separate. Thank You.
Question by AmareX | last reply
Baterry on my UPS Mustek Power office 650 is old and not working propperly.It is 12V and 7 amps,so I though to put instead a car baterry,also 12V,but 55 amps....can it be done?will .the device operate safely, or will it get damaged?Or my computer?P.S. I don`t care about esthetic,car baterry wil stay next to the UPS,I want to know can UPS hold that much amps?can it give me more authonomy when there is no electric power,and can I damage my computer with that kind of replacement?..Greeetings from Serbia..:)..
Question by foreplay011 | last reply
I have at least 6 UPS. Can it be done? How difficult would it be?
Question by melissa_b04 | last reply
Okay so i have a windows netbook laptop that i would like to hook up to my samsung blue-ray DVD player to watch a movie because well you know netbooks r to small to have built in DVD player and both the DVD player and my laptop have an HDMI outlet but i dont know how to access the movie
Question by GraceJ1 | last reply
I have LINKSYS wi-fi ADSL. which takes input power as 12V, 1000mA. We have daily 2 earth hour power cutsI also have 12v, 4.5Ah battery with me. So i want make use of it to power my ADSL during power cuts. Please help what all i need to do.?
Question by chinnuabhi | last reply
My town has been experiencing power dips and short outages. i bought a cheap ups but it doesn't really do the job (the PC still cuts out) but i noticed that my laptop carries on just fine (obviously because it has an internal battery) so that got me wondering. Inside the pc it's just 12v and 5v isn't it? surely you could set up a battery inside the case that works just like the one in a laptop. anyone fancy giving it a go?
Topic by the.dwarfer | last reply
The circuit is shown in the photo If i need to make changes in schematic write in comment
Question by Suraj Grewal | last reply
How to connect a LED strip directly inside to PC UPS Battery (12v) presently the LED strip needs a 12v adapter for connection directly to main power supply 220v AC. but i want to connect it directly to my spare PC UPS, so that a get lights uninterrupted by power cuts. #draw 12v from UPS battery while charging. please guide. Rupesh
Question by Rupesh KR | last reply
I've been running my laptop, Desktop computer monitor, and a whole bunch of other things off a cheap 100w modified sine wave inverter for few years now, but have just recently started wondering if I got an old UPS that ran off of 12V for the inverter if it would be cheaper than buying a real full sine wave inverter. But I'm not sure if the inverter is Full sine wave for use with computers. I have a small off grid system I'm using. Anyone know for sure?
Question by Bluevitz-RS | last reply
Ups is a 300w with 7amph battery and it is 110v charging can I use regular 12v 4.5amp dc? and disconnect the charger because it is 110 but I will be using in 220v country?
Question by celalboz | last reply
I need a low cost and low BOM count circuit design to accept 9-16V input and utilize a battery like this one: http://www.all-battery.com/li-ion1865074v2200mahrechargeablebatterymodulewithpcb.aspx to provide uninterruptible power. If power is flowing it should use the input voltage to supply the output and charge the battery. If input power is interrupted it should draw from the battery. Output current needs to be around 5 amps. I'm not really an expert in electronics. If someone could help would really appreciate it.
Question by MJames007 | last reply
Hello, I've a recently bought an UPS "Solltek 1400VA/840W UPS" to help me supply my PC when the power cuts off... It works perfectly so far for my PC specially because it only supports the "IEC 320 C-13 C-14 Cables" Outlet which is Perfect for the Power supply Inlet of my PC... But furthermore, Can I use a converter to Convert that IEC C-13 to a Normal wall socket so that i can Plug any other Electronic device too (TV, Speakers, Printers, etc...) to work when the power cuts off.. ( a Converter like this one in the link http://goo.gl/D4mxkZ ) also i Wonder whether that procedure would be Harmful for those Electronic Devices or not (because of the Modified Sinewave type thing ..) Thanks in Advance, and plz Excuse me for my English.. :) Greetings from Egypt
Question by mnabil4 | last reply
Hi everyone! i want to build solar powered charger... i already build ups system using old computer system ups... configuration : 650va ups with 12v 35ah battery. The battery is deep cycle one and should be charged in 8 hrs of good sun light.... so how many solar cells i need to buy and describe the calculation? Best online shop to buy a cheap and best cells ? Thanks in advance...
Question by arshanmugam | last reply
Laptop to TV was fine through the VGA hook-up, until recently. When I try to hook-up now, my TV says NO SUPPORT. What is causing this, and how do I remedy the situation?
I am thinking about buying a small generator for in around the house uses ( like charging things as power tools, phones, laptops) Because I live in a house with no power and running water. I have done some searching and found this one( Eurom GE720 benzine generator 63cc aggregaat 720 W) to be the easiest to obtain, fast shipping, cheap and it would do the trick. Now I wonder if I would need some sort of power stabilizer or UPS to prevent power peeks from destroying my precious devices. I am new to this stuff... always had the luxury of plugs in the wall so not sure what I need and where to buy it and more importantly, how do I use a stabilizer or UPS correctly Eurom GE720 benzine generator 63cc 720 W
Topic by MrLeggs | last reply
I thought it might be cool to ship my old smart phone wile its recording low res motion detect images. The phone will be in a tough very small 19 x 19 x 9 cm cardboard box with a modified minty boost powering it. All data connections on the phone will be turned off. I just have one question, is it legal?
Question by physics_dude | last reply
Hey all I'm trying to hack together a few things to make a uninterrupted power supply unit. So far, I've got a 500W power inverter from 12V to 240V, and a car battery. Unfortunately, I also need a power supply capable of pumping enough amps into the inverter and battery to get the whole thing started. I've tried an old ATX power supply I had lying around (actually several :s and I figured if I can get at least a few amps out of it it'll power ONE computer at least) but as soon as the inverter is connected to the 12V line the power supply shuts down (even when it's not powering anything at all, just the inverter ATM). It's like some sort of safety mechanism, same thing happens if you short two wires across. I know there's nothing wrong with the inverter because I can plug it into a normal wall transformer (which fried as soon as I plugged something into it because the transformer only output 1A ), and it works fine powering a computer on the battery. Anyone know of a way of overriding this mechanism, or even better, a way of hacking together a cheap and nasty 240V -> 12V 50A power transformer? Maybe splicing two power supplies together, if it's possible? 'Shady
Topic by PacShady | last reply
I recently acquired a very large 12V SLA battery and want to make a UPS for my computer. I think I have the basic idea, but I'm not entirely sure how I would go about this. I'm guessing I could use a relay to switch from the mains to battery, but then I would need a very large capacitor to run the equipment for a few milliseconds whilst it switches. I would need a separate transformer and regulator for the relay, and also an inverter for the battery, which I will probably buy as it looks like it would be too hard to make. Is this the right approach to it?
Question by andy70707 | last reply
Just an open forum about UPS, the pro's/con's.... What do you use yours for? Lately Ive been thinking about getting one, then ask myself "Why?" I don't know, but still think it could be useful. Sooo, do you use it for a certain purpose? Do you buy it, just to strip it for parts? Or maybe IBLE idea's on uses for an UPS!
Topic by killarowa | last reply
Does anyone know of a use for those massive transformers found in dead UPS's? Please don't post replies that include "door stop" or "recycle them" because those are obvious replies when you have no answer to my question. *SMILE* I have not tried but if the "secondary" for those that is the 110v output to the plugs were hooked to 110, do the original primaries become low voltage ac secondaries? (~12v) I have accumulated about 6 of these and would like to find an electronic use for them before resorting to recycle. I have no doors that need propped open. Thanks.
Topic by stuffdone | last reply
I want to use a UPS and a car/deep cycle battery to get AC power when away from outlets or when the power is off. ie what I want is to be able to have my UPs attached to a car battery and turned off and then when I want to use it turn on the UPS and have AC power. That would seem easy enough. But it doesn't work. My UPS works fine on the battery if it is connected to AC and then unplugged while turned on. However I can not get it to trun on without being connected to AC. What do I do? I have tried two different UPSs. I am including ictures of my UPSs. The white one is APC 280VA model. The black one is 650VA APC model. I would prefer to use the black one but I could use the white one. Thanks for any help. If you need more info just let me know.
Question by nurdee1 | last reply
I want to use my UPS to know my home power failure, when i'm at office(its like 50 km distance). please submit detailed diagram.
Question by sripeople | last reply
I've got access to 12 flexible Solar Panels - 320VDC each I live in the UK where mains voltage is 230VAC and also might buy an electric engine which would run at 48VDC. Would a UK voltage (230VAC) UPS be able to step down the 320VDC to either 230VAC or 48VDC for use on a boat? I'm thinking I could connect 12 panels in parallel and use either; Double-conversion UPS to deliver 48V by bypassing the conversion from the battery back to 230V or Line-interactive UPS to deliver 230V directly from the 320VDC. The question is would the UPS's surge protection be able to deal with the high voltages? (Keeping in mind the sun isn't real bright in the UK). Also with regard efficiency will there be a lot of power loss in the system? I don't really know how surge protection from overvoltage works in UPS's and assume it uses some kind of buck conversion...? I'm guessing that the surge protection circuits might struggle with continued voltage overload. Does anyone know if this would be the case? The question is, will the UPS's be able to reliably deliver either 230VAC or 48VDC? Here are the specs for each individual panel; http://www.innoasia.net/2010/pdf/presentation/SmartCity_Takano.pdf Open circuit voltage(Voc): 429V Optimum power voltage(VMP):319 V Short circuit current(Isc): 0.39A Max operating current(IMP): 0.288A torrence:+_5% Maximum system voltage: 1000V THERMAL CHARACTERISTICS: (-25 ° C to +90 ° C) Temperature coefficient ÉÂÂÂIsc +0.08%/ ° C Temperature coefficient ÉÂÂÂVoc -0.35%/ ° C. Temperature coefficient ÉÂÂÂPmax -0.15% / ° C. Over-current Protection 30mA
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Question by freeza36 | last reply
Hey I have a litte problem! (sorta, not yet!) So, I have one of those wall adapter things, and it says it outputs 12vDC and 1 amp. Out of curiosity, i hooked up my volt meter to it and the output was a whoppin 20 volts! Why was it 20 instead of 12 like the transformer said? This is making me worry about my other ones!
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Question by Mrs. Skunkbait | last reply
Hi i am trying to make a UPS for a 12v project I'm using a relay diode & capacitors and my idea work but at the switchover it drops from 12v to 7v then back to 12v so has anyone got a good design Thanks
Question by drako-fire | last reply
Being fed up with the various android portable units with ARM and whatnot,i decided that maybe i could build my own portable mini pc for gaming.not super-late recent intensive gaming,but like 5\6 years ago games,and of course emulators. so my idea is to strap one of those mini pc like beelink,minix neo etc to the back of my ipega 9023 joypad this thing here : http://img.dxcdn.com/productimages/sku_337604_1.jpg so what i need is an external display,roughly the size of a medium prize tablet,and of course, i need to know how to power the thing with a battery or similar. any idea\ advices? would a ups be a good substitute for a battery/powerpack?
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