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#41125 - 08/15/04 08:42 PM seamless power transfer?
ga.sparky56 Offline
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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 - 08/15/04 11:13 PM Re: seamless power transfer?
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russ; yep there is new beast just came out to tame it .


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

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#41127 - 08/16/04 04:38 AM Re: seamless power transfer?
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Thanks Marc.

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#41128 - 08/16/04 04:58 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.
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#41129 - 08/16/04 08:33 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.
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#41130 - 08/16/04 10:19 AM Re: seamless power transfer?
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#41131 - 08/16/04 06:04 PM Re: seamless power transfer?
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Thanks for all the good info fellas.
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