[kwlug-disc] Any issues with APC UPS (s) ?

Ron Singh ronsingh149 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 19:55:29 EST 2019


Both brands are decent enough.

We use this APC model regularly for our soho deploys, out of 15, 1 will die
within 30 days.

We also use more of the Cybers, specifically the # CP1500PFCLCD for
entry-level servers/switches/routers.voip boxes and the like, the #
CP1500AVRLCD for regular single-cpu workstations.

Out of at least 120 of the CP1500AVRLCD, we have had 2 die, and out of some
45 of the CP1500PFCLCD, none have died since late 2016.

I use a CP1500PFCLCD on my home NAS/Modem/Router/Enet switch, for the
pure-sine feature mostly as I worry about choppy cruddy toothy AC getting
to my NAS when power is out.

"die" = no batt changes makes a diff, no resetting of circuit board makes a
diff, dead as in beeping sounds with no correlation to a specific fault
condition.

APC is # 1 with a bullet, testament to best-in-class marketing I suppose.

FWIW.

Thanks,

Ron Singh



On Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 7:34 PM Federer Fanatic <nafdef at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, I am considering buying https://www.pc-canada.com/item/BR1500MS.html.
>
> I have heard cyberpower may be a good option also. System will run Centos
> or Windows 2012 server.
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