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UPS Damage by Power Commpany?
Jul 19, 2010, 8:32 PM
I have an APC Back-UPS XS 1000 UPS.
It's in perfect working order, I just moved it to a place in NY.
The power here in the summer is terrible.
It's cost me 3 hard drives so far, and a fourth that's acting a little strange.
Spread across 2 PC's and an enclosure.
Power drops causing PC's to reset etc...
So anyway brought my UPS back with me from atlanta.
Everything is working fine.
It's been hooked up for about 6 hours, I've been in the room the last 2.
It's kicking in at least once every 15 minutes, anywhere from 5-15 seconds.
My question is:
Is this going to screw up my UPS?
Jul 22, 2010
damage power commpany
Jul 22, 2010, 6:15 AM
Don't know. In one respect, that's what UPS's are for. Conversely, that's a pretty extreme cycle pattern.
But better to repair/replace the UPS than all the computer bits.
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