[rescue] Any recommendations on rack-mount UPS?

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Mon Oct 12 12:47:19 CDT 2009

Robert Darlington wrote:
> Consider Liebert.  In my circle, APC sells junk.  No matter what, if you
> care about it, I'd go with AGM batteries in the very least.  You'll wish you
> did when the day comes and you need to get the old gel cells out, but you
> can't because they swelled up and are permanently locked inside the
> equipment.

I've only ever once had that happen on an APC UPS.  APC sent us a brand
new UPS with batteries and a prepaid shipping ticket to ship the old one
back to them for failure analysis, because "That should never happen.
We want to know what went wrong."

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