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Not Your Grandpa’s UPS

by Bryon Moyer

March 27, 2012 at 10:12 AM

Maybe I haven’t been paying attention, but, when you talk to me about an uninterruptible power supply (UPS), I think big, bulky, and expensive. But great to have in earthquake country if you need your equipment either to stay alive or at least go down gracefully.

So it got my attention when I saw a 4x5-mm UPS for 50¢. It was recently announced by Cymbet, and it’s intended to keep microchips active if the power goes away. They claim the ability to keep things alive for hours or even weeks – obviously depending on the power consumption of the application.

You can get more info from their release… pretty straightforward…

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