We have had some user's reporting the following symptoms when using the UPS PIco:
* UPS PIco Not Functioning e.g. No shutdown when power removed
* Battery Not Charging
The majority of these were solved by following every step
of the install procedure outlined below:https://github.com/modmypi/PiModules/wi ... stallation
Please ensure that installation is completed on a brand new up to date distribution of Raspian (https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/
), and that all packages are installed including the email broadcasting package
Ensure that there are no other devices or scripts running on the Pi at all
when investigating UPS PIco function.
Ensure that you are using a stable and tested
If you're still experiencing bugs when using the UPS PIco, these can usually be solved by updating the firmware on the device to the latest version:UPS PIco Latest Firmware Version 0x38Firmware Update ToolFirmwareManual
Please follow the firmware update procedure outlined here, following every step:https://github.com/modmypi/PiModules/wi ... are-Update
You can find alternative and preliminary releases on the PiModules Forums here: http://www.forum.pimodules.com/viewtopi ... =25&t=6200
If you're still experiencing issues, then please raise a post in technical support.
Please Note. Old UPS PIco scripts will not work with newer PIco's as many registers have been changed. Please ensure that you only use scripts and code available on the UPS PIco Github repo - https://github.com/modmypi/PiModules/wiki
or that officially released by ModMyPi or PiModules.