Yes, and works fine. Unless you are printing lots of pages the draw won’t be that bad. It’s really the volume of pages printed that counts, not the device itself.

Jim Oberholtzer
Agile Technology Architects

On Jan 17, 2020, at 1:35 PM, Jeff Crosby <jlcrosby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


Our IBM i is in the cloud, so the UPS we have is now way oversized.
Liebert Nfinity installed in 2004. It's had batteries replaced, etc and
served us well during the 2-hour power outage yesterday. But seriously, we
don't need 180 minutes run time. :) I have a quote for a replacement.

I got to thinking about something yesterday. Even without power, if we had
a way for our laser printer(s) to work, we could have continued on our
merry way, though somewhat in the dark.

Laser printers should not/cannot be placed on a UPS due to power draw.
What about a portable generator? With the assurance that we have clean
power coming out of it. We wouldn't need EVERY laser printer running, just
one of them.

Anybody ever do this?



Jeff Crosby
VP Information Systems
UniPro FoodService/Dilgard
P.O. Box 13369
Ft. Wayne, IN 46868-3369

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