[lug] UPS Recommendation
caldodge at gmail.com
Sat Aug 24 06:15:54 MDT 2013
In spite of your experience, Jed, I think APC is one of the best
consumer-level UPS brands (followed by Tripplite). FWIW, if I had a
serious (i.e., commercial) conglomeration of computers that HAD to stay up,
I'd probably bite the bullet and lay out the cash for a Falcon unit.
On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 10:18 PM, D. A. Frye <dafr at dafr.us> wrote:
> I've successfully replaced the battery before, but not all units are user
> serviceable. It's worth checking out if what you have already plays nice
> with Mint.
> Sent from my mobile device
> On Aug 23, 2013, at 19:34, "Jed S. Baer" <blug at jbaer.cotse.net> wrote:
> > Hi Folks.
> > Looks as if my aging APC BackUPS has gone bad. Battery is only a couple
> > years old, and I just had an almost non-noticeable power blink, which
> > resulted in my PC shutting off. Didn't even make my VCR go blinky.
> > So, I'm shopping. Just wondering whether there are brands to stay away
> > from. Looking at the CyberPower brand. AFAICT, there's no UPS daemon in
> > the Mint repos which supports the new ones, but they do supply a Linux
> > version of their PowerPanel software. I have nothing against going with
> > APC again, except that it seems I get more bang for the buck with
> > CyberPower.
> > TrippLite is an option too. They also supply Linux software.
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