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#41125 - 08/15/04 11:42 PM seamless power transfer?  
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This question is actually about backup power.

The owners of a go-cart track,which runs races at nite,want to know if there's some way to have a system in place to power the track lites in case of a power failure in the middle of a race.

It would have to be something instantanous,and the lighting is metal halide.

Does such an animal exist? I'm familiar with usual,residential systems,even with automatic transfer switches,but even they have a reaction time.

Please enlighten me,and thanks for any help.

Russell


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#41126 - 08/16/04 02:13 AM Re: seamless power transfer?  
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russ; yep there is new beast just came out to tame it . [Linked Image]


one company called "bodine co"

www.bodine.com

click on choose a product then scroll down to " ArcKeeper" and click on that too and wait a sec to load it up. it have good information you want to know about it.


try this one to see if that work for you russ


merci , marc

[This message has been edited by frenchelectrican (edited 08-16-2004).]


Pas de problme,il marche n'est-ce pas?"(No problem, it works doesn't it?)


#41127 - 08/16/04 07:38 AM Re: seamless power transfer?  
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Thanks Marc. [Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by ga.sparky56 (edited 08-16-2004).]


#41128 - 08/16/04 07:58 AM Re: seamless power transfer?  
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Call APC
They will be happy to provide a UPS system, and NO, they don't care how much load you have.


#41129 - 08/16/04 11:33 AM Re: seamless power transfer?  
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I have heard the arc keeper is a good product, although it only works for 2 minutes. If they need transient protection, then that is the ticket. If they need to stay on during an outage for more than 2 minutes, then they also need a autostart generator with transfer switch.


Ron

#41130 - 08/16/04 01:19 PM Re: seamless power transfer?  
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#41131 - 08/16/04 09:04 PM Re: seamless power transfer?  
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Thanks for all the good info fellas.



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