The Ghetto UPS

by Brandon Yap Here’s a project I built a few years back now. I wanted to build a UPS for the fun of it, so I did. It turned out to be a very educational experience. It taught me a lot of things about batteries and electricity. Requirement: A scaleable UPS which is not too expensive and would run for over an hour, ability to add more batteries as required.Problem: Off the shelf UPS’s are too expensive for the given runtime.Solution: Purchase commodity parts seperately and build one.Budget: Under $1000 The Battery This battery is manufactured by East Penn Manufacturing …

The Ghetto UPS Read More ยป