UPS buying suggestion

yudi v yudi.tux at
Tue Oct 15 07:35:07 UTC 2013

yes, but it does not tell you how long the UPS will be able to support

> the 400W. It sounds to me that

I only need it to shutdown the system cleanly, so I am guessing less than
5mins is more than enough.

> As you need the current anyway, I would use an ampere meter to
> determine the exact current drawn. I got already some surprises there.
> I would sugggest an UPS above 1000VA. I have currently this in use:
> I think 1000VA is overkill for a little server, I am going to get this
power monitor
<>and see
what the exact numbers are and then decide.

Kind regards,

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