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#236135 - 11/22/11 05:48 PM Re: preparing your tech before a big event [Re: TeacherRO]
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A spare cell phone battery makes a great gift!

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#236151 - 11/22/11 08:28 PM Re: preparing your tech before a big event [Re: adam2]
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Originally Posted By: adam2


What happened when you used/attempted to use CFLs from a UPS?


Flicker and smoke.

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#236214 - 11/24/11 03:15 AM Re: preparing your tech before a big event [Re: MartinFocazio]
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Originally Posted By: MartinFocazio
Originally Posted By: adam2


What happened when you used/attempted to use CFLs from a UPS?


Flicker and smoke.
Ouch. Not good.

HJ
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#280920 - 06/01/16 08:41 PM Re: preparing your tech before a big event [Re: TeacherRO]
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I've added solar for some gear and external batteries for others ( like phones and laptops) A waterproof case for everything so it can travel...

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#280938 - 06/02/16 01:25 PM Re: preparing your tech before a big event [Re: TeacherRO]
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While watching a friend's YouTube video the other day, I saw this cool little solar light that also has a USB charger. Not the most powerful, but looks like a cool addition to a smaller, PSK type of set-up. I'm never very tech heavy, but I think I might pick-up one of these.

It's a neat little kit he's showing off, but if you just want to see the light, skip ahead to 5:22:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuWwq21PCDk
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#281945 - 08/31/16 08:00 PM Re: preparing your tech before a big event [Re: TeacherRO]
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Suddenly appropriate with 3 storms approaching the us coastlines...( I feel for you Big Island)

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