[lug] UPS Recommendation

Jed S. Baer blug at jbaer.cotse.net
Sat Aug 24 08:03:37 MDT 2013

On Sat, 24 Aug 2013 07:15:54 -0500
Calvin Dodge wrote:

> 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.

I don't denigrate APC at all. This one is quite old, and electronics do
fail, no matter the name brand. My main concern here is just a controlled
shutdown if the power goes out, and staying up through the momentary
dropouts which occur from time to time.

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