UPS for FreeBSD
list_freebsd at bluerosetech.com
Fri Nov 28 17:44:18 UTC 2014
On 11/28/2014 7:55 AM, Paul Pathiakis via freebsd-questions wrote:
>> A 750VA or 1000VA SmartUPS can be had for around $250, and every now
>> and the big box stores and Walmart carry them for around $300. Not
>> too bad considering what you get.
> Again, these UPSes are not double sine wave, they are stepped.
You're confusing the SmartUPS SC series with real SmartUPS. We can
blame APC for co-opting their own brand. The SmartUPS SC series is just
rebadged BackUPS units.
> You can
> get one for cheap, but, again, how much value do you place on your
> server and the information it has? If you're looking at APC, you have
> to look at their 'server class' UPS. They start (I think) at 1500VA and
> about $850.
SmartUPS SMT750, 750VA, sine output. Available for about $250 online or
about $300 B&M.
> Also, someone mentioned Eaton, I've had several. The story with each of
> them is bad. The electronics failed in each instance and Eaton was not
> helpful at all. They told me they would send a 'technician' for $175/hr
> to just diagnose the problem. No thanks....
Negativity bias. Please keep this thread limited to factual information.
> As I said, the Opti-UPS I
> got was cheap... 2000VA 1400W and was $900 shipped to me.
You'll need to be more specific. Opti-UPS makes both stepped and sine
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