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Linear Battery Backup Accessory (BBU)

Linear says that its Battery Backup Unit (BBU) can provide power to its LDCO800 garage door opener for up to 24 hours.


The BBU from Linear is a battery backup that installers can mount to the company's LDCO800 garage door to provide power during a power failure.

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Robert Archer · July 27, 2012

Whether someone believes in climate change or not, it definitely seems like the weather has become more violent and more extreme over the past few years. Blizzards, tornadoes, hurricanes and thunderstorms have the power to effortlessly knock out a region’s electricity for an extended period of time and severely inhibit life at home.

Linear‘s new Battery Backup Unit (BBU) is a new accessory device that installers can offer to clients that own the company’s LDCO800 garage door opener so they can open and close their garage doors during power failures. Linear says the BBU operates quietly and its compact design enables electronics professionals to quickly and easily mount the device. Once installed the BBU can power the LDCO800 up to 24 hours to allow homeowners to move their cars or to access things such as snow blowers.


Linear adds that it is now shipping the LDCO800 garage door openers preconfigured to accept the addition of the BBU.



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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at robert.archer@emeraldexpo.com

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