Uninteruptable Power Supply wanted

  Graham. 16:00 20 Apr 2009
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Any recommendations for a UPS, please? A basic 550VA such as click here is all that's needed.

  Stuartli 16:20 20 Apr 2009

See:

click here

followed by:

click here

Slightly more expensive but virtually double the capacity.

  LastChip 16:50 20 Apr 2009

I actually use these, but at a higher capacity and have found then reliable.

click here

Sadly, the more powerful versions seem to be no longer available (at least at present). Also, keep in mind, the units Stuartli offered at are plus VAT, whereas, this one is including VAT.

  Graham. 17:48 20 Apr 2009

Thanks, the one coming out on 15th May looks promising.

LastChip, thanks, that looks good too.

  Woolwell 18:01 20 Apr 2009

I have a Belkin UPs and have had no trouble with it. I let Windows manage it rather than the supplied software.

APC get good reviews.

  Stuartli 18:20 20 Apr 2009

U would normally recommend APC (I get their e-mail newsletter on a regular basis), but they are not cheap for the specification you require...:-(

  woodchip 18:49 20 Apr 2009

If your any good with Electronics, why not make your own power UPS click here

Scroll down to near bottom of page click here

  Graham. 23:06 20 Apr 2009

Thanks old friend, I am good with electronics, but as this is for someone else I will stick to ready made.

  woodchip 23:08 20 Apr 2009

The First link I gave I think the Battery is External. So should be able to use a big one

  Woolwell 13:19 05 May 2009

Did you get the UPS?
I happened to be looking for something else and found the Misco site click here and the APC seems good value.

  woodchip 15:18 05 May 2009

Maplin's have some good ones in there catalog

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