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Linda,
We use APC batteries and surge protectors. I've always found them very
helpful in assessing needs.

Liz

On Jul 14, 2017 10:08 AM, "Linda Feltner-GNSI" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Thank you Ron and Karen:
>
> Consumer Reports doesn't have any reviews (boo hoo)
> I searched for "UPS battery backup reviews 2017)
>
> Here are a few reviews I found:
> 1. http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-uninterruptible-power-supply-ups/
> 2. https://nerdtechy.com/best-uninterruptible-power-supply-battery-backup
> THe CyberPower Intelligent LCD Series <http://amzn.to/2e7zFxA> looks
> interesting. ($139)
> The the APC UPS Battery Back Up (BR1500G) <http://amzn.to/2dtAfIb>  also
> sound like it's heavy duty. (amazon $170.42 through this link- for the
> 1500VA/865W unit)) (10 outlets)
> 3. http://topsellerreviews.com/best-ups-battery-backup/   This article
> describes the models, but not reviews of the product.
> APC Back-UPS Pro 1000VA UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector (BR1000G) The
> less powerful  (8 outlets) unit from Amazon (1000VA/600W is $139) -
>
> 4. https://bestseekers.com/best-uninterruptible-power-supplies-ups/
>
>
> I would like to have UPS ports for desktop computer, high speed internet
> line connection and one laserprinter that does not need UPS, only surge
> protection. The other peripherals such as modem and router are too far away
> to benefit the UPS.  So I may not need the high-voltage, 10-port model but
> the smaller voltage unit may allow protection to allow a soft shutdown in
> case of lightening strikes/loss of power.   One of the higher end units
> comes with an extra, external battery pack which may be of interest to some
> of you.
>
>
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> Cheers
> Linda
>
>
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>
> On 7/13/17 12:44 PM, Ron Ruff wrote:
>
> I have UPS battery power on all my rendering computers because our power
> comes from 45 miles away, and it goes off a few times per week.
> I've used various brands and various models. None of them last forever.
> Eventually the batteries stop holding power.
> I will be curious to see if anyone has done any serious comparisons
> because I need to buy a few more pretty soon.
> Thanks for the topic!
>
> Ron Ruff
> Owner/Animator
> The TALLER Twin 3D Labs
> TheTallerTwin.com
> 402-430-5373 <(402)%20430-5373>
>
> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 2:29 PM, Linda Feltner <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi All:
>> I've been reviewing the archives for the listserv on Surge Protectors
>> with Battery backup. The threads were discussed in 2014.
>>
>> Are there any new recommendations to consider?
>>
>> It's monsoon!
>> Cheers,
>> Linda
>>
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