Page 1:Power Protection Or Rage Prevention?
Page 2:Why So Pricey?
Page 3:APC Smart-UPS SMT1500
Page 4:SMT1500 Management Software
Page 5:CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD
Page 6:CP1500PFCLCD Management Software
Page 7:Opti-UPS Durable Series DS1500B
Page 8:DS1500B Management Software
Page 9:Tripp Lite SmartPro SMART1500SLT
Page 10:SMART1500SLT Management Software
Page 11:Test Settings
Page 12:Benchmark Results
DS1500B Management Software
The DS1500B’s software CD does not support any modern operating system, but available updates do. Windows 7 users are of course welcome to use the operating system’s native UPS support, which gives desktop PCs the power options previously reserved for notebooks.
Opti-UPS' Opti-Safe software appeals to us in that its simplified interface provides most of the functionality found in competing, complicated solutions. The monitoring and power-failure configuration menus exemplify its ease-of-use.
The scheduling menu and event recording menus are also simplified, reminding us of programs from the Windows for Workgroups era. We were particularly fond of the record viewer, which is as easy to use as the video player apps of the 1990s.
Opti-Safe can even call for help, but only via serial port modems. Modern hardware users will have to make due with email notification. Email notifications on smart phones are an option as well.
- Power Protection Or Rage Prevention?
- Why So Pricey?
- APC Smart-UPS SMT1500
- SMT1500 Management Software
- CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD
- CP1500PFCLCD Management Software
- Opti-UPS Durable Series DS1500B
- DS1500B Management Software
- Tripp Lite SmartPro SMART1500SLT
- SMART1500SLT Management Software
- Test Settings
- Benchmark Results