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Eaton 9130 UPS feedback



As a side note, how do you call a UPS "online" if it stays on bypass most
of the time, and throws out of "bypass" to go to battery?


On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Mike A <mikea at mikea.ath.cx> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 11:59:18AM -0800, Seth Mattinen wrote:
> > Does anyone use Eaton 9130 series UPS for anything? I'm curious how
> > they've worked out for you.
> >
> > I bought a 700VA model to give it a whirl versus the traditional APC
> > since the Eaton is an online type with static bypass and also does some
> > high efficiency thing where it normally stays on bypass, but the first
> > thing it did on the bench was have the inverter/rectifier or bypass
> > section catch on fire and destroy itself.
>
> Was this the 2U rackmount form factor, or the tower?
>
> Either way, I hope that you will pursue this with APC tech support. That's
> a pricey piece of gear, and it shouldn't toast itself at any time.
>
> --
> Mike Andrews, W5EGO
> mikea at mikea.ath.cx
> Tired old sysadmin
>
>