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Eaton 9130 UPS feedback
- Subject: Eaton 9130 UPS feedback
- From: bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com (Robert Bonomi)
- Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:52:19 -0600 (CST)
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]om>
> From: Blake Dunlap <ikiris at gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:20:35 -0600
> 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.
> 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?
Reading the specs, it _is_ 'true online' normally, has a bypass mode if
internal failure detected, or manually commanded. UPS totally disabled
in bypass -- if utility power fails while on bypass, downstream devices
lose power. In bypass, device provides 'passive' filtering of utility