This is something that economics and market forces should be able to
We've had two metro fibre companies now claim that UPSs are too-hard(tm),
We've also had a bunch of customers say "Thats bad, we want the network
to stay up if the power goes out".
Now what we need to have happen is for those providers to tell the
customers how much extra that feature is going to cost.
Isn't it better to say
"We do offer that service, it's $xxx extra per month and you didn't
"It's all too hard! Nasty little UPSes, we hates them"
Lets see some options. Then if they are too expensive for people then
economics can take care of things.
Richard Naylor wrote:
| OK MAN CPEs are tricky. A cheap UPS is useless. The line interactive
| type do let thru spikes and surges and if your CPE device has a cheap
| switching PSU it will often lock up, die, or do nasty things. So to get
| a decent UPS (ie rectifier followed by inverter) you need to spend over