[Ma-linux] Re: [Dclug] Last Steps in DSL - Verizon installation
edjames at greenbelt.com
Fri Jan 4 17:58:36 EST 2008
Quoting Przemek Klosowski <przemek at jazz.ncnr.nist.gov>:
> could see two disadvantages: car batteries are open-cell, and could
> evaporate water and/or acid contributing to corrosion of nearby
"maintenance-free" car batteries are sealed, so leakage ain't a problem.
The kind with caps really don't belong inside a home, so I certainly do
agree with you in not using them.
> equipment, and they are optimized for high current not deep discharge,
> so they might fail after fewer power failures.
True, so you would want to use "deep cycle" batteries, such as those used in
photovoltaic (solar cell) sytems.
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