[plug] OT: nokia data cable

Benjamin J Keith bjkeith at it.net.au
Mon Jan 8 11:39:50 WST 2007

Do you need to use a mobile?

When the power is up sms alerts could go out via an internet gateway.

When power is out, use a 56k modem (running off UPS) to call a mobile 
number, any call from the 56k modem line thereby signifying a power 
outage.  This assumes you have an analog pstn line within reach of the 

Of course you may also want to send an alert if the internet link is down. 
Kudos to the person who can come up with way to send a message, not 
necessarily sms, between the 56k modem and the mobile.  Any ideas?


On Mon, 8 Jan 2007, Kirk Turner wrote:

> Again can't help with the supplying of a cable - but one issue we've
> found with the nokia phone we tried (6610i) (using either the charging
> cable or the cable and separate charger) is that once it reached the
> maximum charge capacity the charging is turned off and requires the
> charger to be turned on and off before it starts again - which means
> you can just leave your nokia phone connected and expect it to
> maintain its charge without some sort of intervention.
> Kirk
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