UPS Recommendations

Tyler Harmor tharmor at
Thu Aug 26 13:11:22 MDT 2010

Having had several UPS' fail on me over the years, I can agree with that
statement at it's core.  The problem with it however, is if not UPS (battery
tech), then what?  Unfortunately, there aren't many viable options available
out there today (short of having a diesel generating on standby next to your


In closing, Provo Power sucks!  That is all.

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 12:48 PM, Andrew McNabb <amcnabb at> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 12:21:13AM -0600, Bryan Thomas wrote:
> > out of curiosity, why do you say that they all suck?  what would make
> > them better?
> As others have said, dealing with batteries is a pain, and they fail
> frequently.  I've also been frustrated to find that when a battery
> fails, sometimes this causes the UPS to shut down power to the connected
> equipment.  If I wanted the equipment to be powered down randomly, I
> wouldn't have attached it to a UPS in the first place!
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> Andrew McNabb
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