Router Battery Backup

I.am.Sam

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Assuming the ONT and router both work using 12v it's easy as can be.

It's quite literally a power bank, you plug it in the wall, plug the provided splitter cable into the ONT and router and press the button to turn it on.

I got this one yesterday and after the first round of loadshedding I'm very happy:

https://www.incredible.co.za/gizzu-8800mah-mini-portable-ups-black

and whats the difference with this other ones like the Ratel 860P posted below ?

thanks bud for your help
 

Soul Assassin

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and whats the difference with this other ones like the Ratel 860P posted below ?

thanks bud for your help
The Ratel 860P has USB ports and you can add a solar panel to it, otherwise they have the same size battery inside AFAIK.

Edit: I was thinking of the 430.
 
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3WA

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Hi everyone,

Anyone know where I can find a DC to USB-C cable or adapter to link a Ratel to my Amplifi router? If it matters, the router takes 9V. I am struggling to find the right cable.

Thanks!
 

Wakandafication

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Hi everyone,

Anyone know where I can find a DC to USB-C cable or adapter to link a Ratel to my Amplifi router? If it matters, the router takes 9V. I am struggling to find the right cable.

Thanks!
Maybe try the pishop.co.za or geewiz.co.za?
 
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wingnut771

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Hi everyone,

Anyone know where I can find a DC to USB-C cable or adapter to link a Ratel to my Amplifi router? If it matters, the router takes 9V. I am struggling to find the right cable.

Thanks!
 

ld13

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Ok guys. A bit of a noob when it comes to this stuff. Is someone able to confirm if a Gizzu (specifically this 36W one https://www.takealot.com/gizzu-8800mah-mini-dc-poe-ups-black/PLID71034021) will work for a:

  • TP-Link Archer C20 AC750 Wireless Dual Band Router (9V; 0.6A)
  • Huawei ONT (12V; 1.0A)
Will this get my fibre running okay through loadshedding?

It will work. I can guarantee you the ONT does not use 1A though. Will do 4 hour loadsheddings without any issues.

You issue two main issues here will be:
1 - the gizzu outputs 9V or 12V on the DC plug, so you would either have to get two gizzu's or follow the road less traveled. There are quite a few options, e.g. piggybacking on the POE port (and stepping it down to 12V) or splitting the 12V output and stepping it down to 9V for the Archer.
2 - the gizzu's short DC cable might not fit the ONT/Archer, then you would need an adaptor/extension - I got this https://www.takealot.com/lumeno-3-meter-male-and-female-extension-cable-white/PLID41395249

Also, the Gizzu is cheaper at e.g. Loot https://www.loot.co.za/product/gizzu-8800mah-mini-dc-poe-ups-black/glld-7159-g700
 
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killerbyte

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Ok guys. A bit of a noob when it comes to this stuff. Is someone able to confirm if a Gizzu (specifically this 36W one https://www.takealot.com/gizzu-8800mah-mini-dc-poe-ups-black/PLID71034021) will work for a:

  • TP-Link Archer C20 AC750 Wireless Dual Band Router (9V; 0.6A)
  • Huawei ONT (12V; 1.0A)
Will this get my fibre running okay through loadshedding?
I would suggest getting the Ratel 860P.

Use the supplied cable to power the Archer through the 9V/12V switchable DC socket, then get one of the cables that @ld13 suggested to power the ONT from one of the 4x 12V sockets.

That should keep you up and running for closer to 8 hours (I still need to test how long it lasts).
 

Aluroth

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I'm looking for something to power my ONT and Edgerouter X SFP with a PoE AP. Any good router UPS that will support my setup?
 

powermzii

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I suspect it might be 100Mbps, will have to test for you if no one else knows.It
It's definitely 100Mbps

What you could get is a gig POE adapter (R60 from Geewiz) then power that from the Ratel

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killerbyte

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It's definitely 100Mbps

What you could get is a gig POE adapter (R60 from Geewiz) then power that from the Ratel

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Great idea!
 
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