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Tripp Lite SMART1000LED UPS

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Most users these days know to at least protect their PCs with a surge protector, but in truth, that is not nearly enough. Surge protectors do not protect against blackouts, brownouts or "dirty" power, but an interruptible power supply can. Today we takes a look at the Smart1000LCD UPS from Tripp Lite. It is a 1000VA / 500W unit with a blue backlit LCD display that provides real-time power status.

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this seems like a nice UPS. i lost power 2 weeks ago and i can no longer play games on my pc longer than 20-25 minutes. poor wiring in an old house is to blame. im definitely getting one of these when i build my next system.
 

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Many UPSs have a feature built into them that tell you if there is a wiring fault, alerting you to probable issues in the future.
 
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The Papa Murphy's I used to work at had a few of these at the registers. That way when the power went out (which it did a few times a year) the registers could keep on running. It wouldn't be rare for the power to stay out for nearly a day, sometimes two. Plus they just look slick.
 
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I have overpowered my old Belkin UPS. I have had it for a long time, but purchased some of the larger Tripp-lite ones for work. i believe they are what I am going with on my next system upgrade.





Nice review.
 

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#6
My system got too big for my old APC. The power would flicker for just a half second, and the battery would be down to 30% lol

Make sure you upgrade your UPS when the system outgrows it ;)
 
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With no demand it will run the system for about 1 minute, during gaming however I can overload it and cause it to shutdown. So for now it runs all my peripherals.
 

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#8
Interesting, I thought standard power surge strips cleaned the electricity. At any rate, I'm not worrying about it....this is why I love having a battery build into my computer :D