[rescue] Powerware UPS?
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Sun Oct 14 19:44:10 CDT 2001
newell at cei.net said:
> >Unless you like inviting disaster into your vicinity you'll go get an
> >electrician to install a twist-lock wall socket for it....
> Won't help--it's got a 5-20P, not a twist lock. Considering all the
> smaller units (some with the same battery config) in the same product
> line have the ordinary 5-15P connector, I'm not too concerned.
> Now if I was planning on running it with a full 2kVA load, yeah, I'd
> start looking for a dedicated circuit.
It's not the load you put on it, it the load it will put on your electrical
If you have nothing more than a 100 watt bulb plugged into it, it will run
for a long time, but when power is restored, it will PULL LIKE HELL
recharging the batteries.
This is NOT a place to go cheapass..... Wire and breaker accordingly.
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