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    Looking to buy UPS

    I'm looking to buy a UPS, preferably line-interactive and with a power output of >300w continuous. Not sure how much I'm looking to spend, but if they turn out too expensive I might get a standby UPS or a good quality surge protector. I believe APC is a good brand?

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

    Just get the most expensive APC Smart-UPS you can afford.

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

    Why have a UPS when you can have your own homemade......wait for it......nuclear reactor:

    http://reactor1967.fortunecity.com/

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

    Quote Originally Posted by Million View Post
    PSU? FSP are apparently quite a good budget make
    .....what
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    Vodka

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

    lol Another vote for APC here - server grade equipment, decent management software, certainly the best bet. You don't see any other makes in use in critical areas tbh - schools, offices etc out in the sticks with an iffy power source all benefit from the regulatory properties of a UPS and they're mostly running APC
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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

    where do you live i got a spare 3000w beast sat in the garage from a sainsburys petrol station. cant have it in the same room mind you as its a loud bugger

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

    Thanks for the advice guys

    Edit: what model should I go for - ES/CS/RS for APC? Am I right in thinking the RS model is line-interactive?
    Last edited by watercooled; 15-01-2009 at 10:15 PM.

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

    Smart-UPS, not Back-UPS.

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

    Oh, sorry I misread your post. I'll have a look now. Thanks

    Edit: I found this model. Looks ideal.

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

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    Re: Looking to buy UPS

    Thanks again for all the help
    Last edited by watercooled; 25-05-2009 at 11:42 PM.

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