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Lobster Tub Fried

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Lobster tub will be down untill further notice, a lightning storm fried the power supply...it spun in... there were no survivors...

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That sucks.. allow me to be:
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and suggest one of these:

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http://www.cyberpowersystems.com/CP1285LCD.asp

I picked one up at Staples for 119.00 on sale from 159.00 a few months ago.

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My dad bought one of those brand new for $5 at a yard sale cause the guy had no idea what it was.
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I guess I better hurry up and get my server up, eh?
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I'd still like to do that server project Lucifer

The Power supply did damn good considering it was already inside of a house fire, Covered in scorch marks.

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Post by Tank Program »

I can't understand why some people don't use surge protectors, simply because as long as I can remember almost every thing electronic that I have has been on them. Never lost anything to any sort of power surge either :).
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Post by DrJoeTr0n »

It was hooked up to a surge protector. Clearly not much protecting was done.

I've lost mobo's to really crazy ram, but Gomes was the keeper of the tub.

I don't think anymore harm was done, just needs a new power supply.

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Post by Seeker »

Hey doc......

I think I still have a few leftover APC battery backup/ surge protectors around. If you decide you want one, Im sure we couldwork somthin out get one out to ya.
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Post by DrJoeTr0n »

Ah, i think we'll be ok. Thanks for the offer though.

As of now I'm working on the settings for the Lobster Tub, Swampy sent me the config files for shrunkland and now I'm going to see whats going to work with the settings with limbo and lobster, I'm off to an ok start though :d

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Post by ivantis »

what do surge protectors protect, anyway?
a while ago, while my server was on, a storm came to town and the power went out. all of my files were gone, and the os was broken. luckily, i had backups on another computer that wasnt on at the time.
and the surge protector power bar didnt do nuthin about it.
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Post by pavelo »

ivantis wrote:what do surge protectors protect, anyway?
they protect the hardware, not the software
did your computer (physically) survive the storm ?
if so, then the protector did it's job.

ps. you do realize this thread is 2 years old?

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well, yes, it physically survived.
2 years? oh well, i like reading old news
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