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Uninterruptable Power Source and Battery Backup Interface

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037140D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Agha, SA [+details]

Abstract

This interface allows an uninterruptable power source (UPS) device and/or a battery backup unit to be attached to an operating system which provides either all or some of the signals. With the use of this interface, the operating system can provide the user with the necessary information in event of a power outage. The UPS interface being referenced herein is a Contact Closure Type.