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[ale] OT: U.P.S. Recommendations



On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 21:32 -0400, aaron wrote:
> I've been trusting the life of my computers to the Southern
> Company monopolists and Georgia Power for as long as I've
> I've been living with computers (or, in their little silicon minds,
> living _for_ them).
> 
> In truth, the electricity has been generally reliable and consistent
> in my area, at least as far as I can tell without having ever put
> meters on it, but I'm overdue to start playing a little safer and
> invest in a U.P.S. / Power conditioning system to help safeguard
> my money machines.
> 
> I'm looking to provide power to a couple 400 watt computers with
> CRT monitors plus a few external disk drives. A 30 minute battery
> run time would ride through most of the occasional bumps and brief
> outages that happen here. Don't need any remote monitoring or
> alerts and such since these aren't server systems.  Just looking for
> advice on appropriate size and brands that are a reliable value.
> 
> Like any computerized rubbish bin would say...
>      Any Input Appreciated!

Bzzt!

At 400W plus CRT you will need something around a 600W UPS for EACH
system. APC is rock solid but a bit pricey. I have several and I'm quite
satisfied. 
> 
> peace
> aaron
> 
> 
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