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Old 11-01-2007, 03:09 PM   #5141
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A power supply for some sort of instrument.
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Old 11-01-2007, 05:19 PM   #5142
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It looks very similar to the emergency power pac that I use for my air and filtration system in my aquarium. It kicks on when the power goes out so my fish don't die.
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Old 11-01-2007, 05:32 PM   #5143
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Totally out of my element with this stuff, so I'm grasping at straws. A frequency converter?

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Old 11-01-2007, 07:13 PM   #5144
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I was thinking it was a tape backup for a computer. A friend in the IT field left me one years ago and the size is about right, but I'd have to side with the "UPS theory" the way YT said it covered a couple of things
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Old 11-02-2007, 04:08 AM   #5145
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Yup. BT`s right on the money, it is a U.P.S :)
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Old 11-02-2007, 07:09 AM   #5146
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That's what I get for not posting yesterday morning. I had UPS typed out and figured that was too simple.
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Old 11-02-2007, 07:14 AM   #5147
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I thought it was a nice "Curve ball", put in something Simple... catch you off guard and keep you on your toes ;)

Renee, I use mine for all different things too, where you need Mains electricity and don`t want to drag a generator along with you.
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Old 11-02-2007, 09:14 AM   #5148
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yt, i thought you used lightning for most of your experiments... mwahahahaaaa!!!!!

ok, am i up?

several of us guessed correctly. andy was before me, and was correct in a way.
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Old 11-02-2007, 01:07 PM   #5149
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true, quite a few got extremely close, but if you went into a computer shop and asked for any of them instead of saying UPS, you could be there for a while.

that was my thinking. but I`ll leave it to you guys, either way I`m Out.

and yes, I quite Frequently use Pre-Strike lightning charges in my experiments :)
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Old 11-02-2007, 01:09 PM   #5150
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...andy was before me, and was correct in a way.

Not me. I was jsut babbling with various arrangements of the three close guesses before mine.

Go for it.
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