[conspire] Re PG&E causing downed trees (haha) and devices that deal with low-voltage [Re: A timely question.]

Tony Godshall tony at of.net
Mon Apr 23 12:01:02 PDT 2012

> ... PG&E's frantic switching during windstorms causing downed
trees ...

Amazing.  ;-)


> ... I recently bought for $40 at the Silicon Valley
> Electronics Swap a ham-grade AC line conditioner unit.  That's
> _specifically_ because it's one of the rare sorts of AC-filtering gear
> that detect and deal with low-voltage conditions ...

Actually, its quite common on UPSs.  APC calls
this feature "AVR-boost" - a yellow light beeping
alerted one of our clients to this last week.

Specs on specific APC UPSs boosting low voltage and at what voltages
they kick in:



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