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    Is plugging a surge protector into a UPS too risky?

    I have two identical SUA1000UXI it was powered by 2x exide EL40, which are 40ah tubular batteries with 5 year full replacement warranty, the batteries lasted 9 years, its now powered by a SMF 20AH battery and its now only powering my pc(only because of its super fast switching). While the larger...
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    Is plugging a surge protector into a UPS too risky?

    You should be fine with connecting a surge protector, I have been doing so since a decade on my APC smart UPS. Infact up until last year the Smart UPS was powering the entire house(minus heating circuit or heavy appliance), now I have a 5kva inverter. Generally even your PSU will have a tiny...
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    Do you ever buy something extra just in case first one breaks in future and you have backup?

    Yes I have 2 x apc SMART ups, several wireless and gaming keyboard/ mouses, 2x fridges, 2x washing machines, 3 x ovens, 2x large lcd tv + 1x 32inch tv for back up and the list goes on. Atleast in the last 3 years itself, I have had atleast three of those appliance fail and some where out of...
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    Washing Machine - Drum Size

    The only way to know is to measure the diameter and depth of the drum. From my findings LG 7kg FHT1007 and all other LG 8kg, 9kg models have the exact same drum which is similar in size to my decade old whirlpool 7kg. Next drum size change in LG starts with the 10.5kg model. Lg manual does...
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    Suggest a 3L Instant Water Geyser / Heater

    Socket needs to be changed, if there is loose contact it creates sparks or arcing. Your mcb clearly is not upto the job. You have placed a 32a rated mcb for the heater socket(yet it trips), where as the mcb in distribution box are all lower ampere rated. You need to install a 25a rated mcb from...
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    Suggest a 3L Instant Water Geyser / Heater

    4.5kw means 20amps of continuous current, the wires coming to MCB will have to be atleast 4sq mm of genuine wire. The input wire coming to distribution box from the meter will atleast need to be 6sqmm genuine wire. If you use sub standard wire which is not pure copper or of lower sq mm, then...
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    PC Peripherals How long can we run ups with dying battery?

    When its running on Mains, apc ups for example wont do any voltage regulation if the input voltage is within 200 to 253v. Only if it goes above those two threshold will it do voltage regulation. There is no data on other companies, you may find it in their manuals. But generally on mains the...
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    PC Peripherals How long can we run ups with dying battery?

    Apc ups prices online is ridiculous, its cheaper in offline stores atleast in bangalore, where they are made. No idea about microtek but specs say it has a transfer time of 4 to 8ms which should be good, negative reviews are all to do with its voltage regulation. I find the apc smart ups to be...
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    PC Peripherals How long can we run ups with dying battery?

    Apc ups even the basic ones use a modified sinewave, basically a square wave modifed to mimic a sine wave, for the brief period yours will on back up, it shouldnt be a issue. Cheapest apc with pure sine wave ups cost well over 14k.
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    OnePlus is Chinese ??

    In a perfect world we could buy more rafale, but with a price of nearly 2x f35, we simply cannot afford it. F35 has become that cheap due to economics of scale. Additional SU30 where long sort after by the IAF, due to various attrition i.e the jets lost due to crashes. Thus far we have lost 11...
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    OnePlus is Chinese ??

    I seriously doubt the SU30 brakes and tires needs to replaced after every sortie which is a load of BS. Russians in syria did 10x the sorties per day compared to US air force and those SU30 and its variants where loaded with bombs and missiles so no question of the lack of payload which would...
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    User Review Bosch SMS60L12IN Dishwasher Review

    Yes the vessels where pretty clean before being put into dishwasher. I am currently using fortune rinse aid. I do have finish and crystale rinse aid, which I am yet to use. The only other options I have is power hungry intensive cycle and all cycles have sub options like high temperature 85c...
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    User Review Bosch SMS60L12IN Dishwasher Review

    Those who have been using dishwasher for years, I want to compare notes regarding the detergent. I have been using LG dishwasher from the past 2 months. So far I tried Finish Max in 1, Quantum Max lemon, classic powder. Fortune tablets, Crystale tablets. The best is obviously quantum max, with...
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    OnePlus is Chinese ??

    The problem with american stuff is the black box, no ToT. Potential sanctions, if we do not obey uncle sam. Other then that their hardware has the edge. F15EX has just been offered to india, which boeing claims that it has the most power full computer and GaN Aesa radar which makes it the most...
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    PC Peripherals How long can we run ups with dying battery?

    For the less then 50ms change over time , your old battery should work. But at some point it will fail completely, may be before the year. Which ups is that, atleast on some apc models you can disable the self test, which unnecessarly drains the battery each time you switch it On.