[rescue] Any recommendations on rack-mount UPS?

stephen price sd_price at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 12 13:32:00 CDT 2009

Wow - I just recently fought with 6 different units that I had to physically
disassemble to get the bloated cells out of every one of them.

> 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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