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Old 02-19-2011, 11:21 AM   #16
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Just want a simple answer from an electrician about a battery backup.

Originally Posted by McSteve View Post
What you want is an Uninterruptible Power Supply, available from any computer store. It does exactly what you need; plugs into the wall, stays charged, and provides battery power when the household power fails. You'll probably need a fairly large one to run for 24 hours, though. Or one smaller one for each individual heat mat.

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