[opendtv] Re: News: DTV Converter Box announcements

  • From: "Kon Wilms" <kon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 09:39:44 -0800

On Jan 25, 2008 7:26 AM, Barry Brown <barrysb@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> With all that has been written about my initial posting about not
> having any battery operated ATSC converter boxes, my principle
> concern has been missed - that is when local residents have to spend
> 4-6 days (or more) without power after a storm has passed through an
> area. It is this period when OTA is certainly a good friend and
> source of contact with the outside world.

In Africa we get our own generators or daisy chain a few marine
batteries to an inverter circuit, because you can't rely on the
government for handouts. These converters have power plugs, right?
Where's the problem?

Cheers
Kon
 
 
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