[vcf-midatlantic] OT: FIOS Voice Backup Battery Replacement for 12V 7.2Ah

Jeffrey Brace ark72axow at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 17:08:18 EDT 2016

Yes, we too were looking into a backup generator for our home. We were
interested in one that hooked into the natural gas to our home. So there
wouldn't be any gasoline issues or outdoor generators getting stolen.

On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 4:57 PM, Brian Schenkenberger via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> Richard Cini via vcf-midatlantic writes:
> >That's a pretty standard SLA battery. I got mine on eBay. I don't
> >remember f= rom whom but I probably shopped by top-rated seller and
> >closest to NY. No is= sues since replacement two years ago.=20
> >
> >I have a small 2000w Generac generator that I use during longer power
> >failur= es for "infrastructure" stuff like the FiOS box, routers, and
> >charging my el= ectronics. Sandy lesson unfortunately. I also have a
> >massive 12kw portable o= ne that I have not used (thankfully) that can
> >power half of my house if I ne= ed.=20
> I got a 9kW generator a year or two before Sandy because the power in my
> area
> sucks.  Lost power one July after a heavy noreaster like storm and the
> power
> was out for 3+ days in 90degF temps.  It was a godsend when Sandy took out
> my
> power for 2 weeks.  The only issue then was gasoline which was being
> rationed
> at my local gas stations.  I purchased a transfer switch but I still have
> not
> installed to allow connecting the generator to the whole house instead of
> me
> running 230V and 115V extension cables through the house.

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