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Not all UPS's are created equally - High
Quality pure sine-wave or lower quality square-wave / "modified"
sine-wave. Get the facts BEFORE you buy or encounter a problem!
- Windows XP's Built-in Serial UPS Support:
List of Fixes in Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1):
- Cannot Start the UPS Service: WinXP
UPS Battery Replacement:
- Latest from Tom
Tyner: Two to three years ago some of us bought a Liebert
UPS from Jerry Lee [@ Omni-Teq]. The battery in mine has failed (it
had a life expectancy of 2 - 3 years) and I imagine others will
I have found an almost exact replacement
(12 AH instead of 10 AH OEM) in ES1212 from Exide Technology, 4647 Pine
Timbers, Houston 77041, 713-862-6584. Cost is $39.86 including tax. The
To access the battery, you need a
Phillips screwdriver and a 7/64 Allen wrench at least 3 1/2 inches long.
The top front and button rear screws require the wrench. The spade
terminals on the new battery are slightly higher, perhaps 1 - 2 mm, than
on the original battery. It is only necessary to ensure that
the flat side of the female terminal connector is on top of the negative
I thought others may find this useful. Tom - Thanks for that insight!
Sanford shared this with us - Using an APC brand battery back-up on
your System? APC - Safety
Recall Back-UPS CS models in both 120-volt and 230-volt units.
Power & Cooling Power Supplies - UPS
Power's ATX Power Supply Tester
How Much Power Do You Need?
www.SmartPowerSystems.com - SIZE UPS SELECTOR:
- www.Opti-Ups.com -
Factor Correction (PFC):
UPS – Uninterruptible Power Supplies...
Selection Guidelines & PC Power Supply Requirements
Computer Products - Vanguard True On-line, Pure Sine Wave
Uninterruptible Power Supplies:
- American Power Conversion: Best UPS for most Users.
Lindberg - The Power Professionals:
Power Supplies, UPS's, Surge Arrestors, Power Conditioners:
Reflector: [CQ-Contest] Generators: Noise & UPS's
- Furman Sound,
INC.: Features Rack Mountable SB-1000 Uninterruptible Power Supply
& Series II Power Conditioners for Musicians (2/7/2004).
Inc. - Products - Power Protection:
Corporation: A High End UPS. We've purchased these in the past for
our Users. Offers True Sine Wave UPS.
UPS SYSTEMS: Adequate UPS for the money.
UPS Power Protection and Battery Backup: Adequate UPS for the
www.Opti-Ups.com: Formerly a
ViewSonic (Monitors) company group. Now independent of
Power: Good UPS for the money. Also offered a Generator Solution.
Electronics, redi volt surge suppressors, presents Redi/VoltII
System IV, Pound Ridge NY.
Power Protection For Less. Save up to 90% Off Refurbished APC UPS's:
Power Systems (Smart Power Systems / IEPS Electronic, Inc.)
Formerly www.iepss.com: UPS - Sine Wave & Power Conditioning. Good
products and a well kept secret! They should advertise!
Lite Power Protection: Better known for
Power Surge Suppression Devices than UPS's.
Power Supplies Ltd.:
New AMD Dual Athlon XP CPU specs call for
a 500 watt Power supply! So how much power do you really need? See Power
Primer docs above or here... Power
How Much Power Do You Need?