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29730Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: OT: UPSs looking for good homes

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  • Dave McGuire
    Mar 18, 2013
      On 03/18/2013 12:27 PM, hornbetw wrote:
      >>> Sorry Dave, I should have provided a little more info up front.
      >>> In my defense, I was still in "shock" after my first social
      >>> outing with MARCH. :) The UPSs are commercial data center type
      >>> units. They have to be hard wired to the AC input. Each unit is
      >>> dishwasher sized and weigh 350 to 390 pounds. They use external
      >>> battery packs. The company I work for makes batteries for these
      >>> units but I don't have any pricing info. It may be possible that
      >>> I could get batteries cheap or possibly free. We're cleaning up
      >>> the plant I work in, so I may be able to finagle a set of
      >>> batteries. The units are currently located in Leola, about 5
      >>> miles East of Lancaster. I have a sales brochure and the users
      >>> manual I can email you if you're still interested.
      >> Ahh, "grown-up" UPSs. I am definitely interested in them, but I
      >> may not be able to move them anytime soon. Do you have a required
      >> timeframe for removal?
      >> Oh, one important question...What's their input configuration,
      >> single phase or three-phase?
      > We have some one picking up electronic scrap tomorrow, so I'll let
      > the warehouse guy know that I definitely want them. I have a friend
      > I'll see tonight that might be able to loan me some space in his
      > garage just to get them off the premise. My In-Laws are from the
      > 'Burgh, so I might be able to arrange a road trip to bring them out.
      > According to the brochure, the units are 120/208/240V Single Phase
      > In-Out.

      That would be FAN-TASTIC. Thank you!


      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA
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