Some customers experience more power outages than others and so from time to time we have to offer a power protection option for equipment such as desktops computers, desk phones and laptops.
The APC Back-UPS will not only provide surge protection to your devices* but will also provide power conditioning and backup in the event of low voltage conditions (surge protectors do not offer this feature) and even complete power failure.
The power protection device features eight power outlets, a user-replaceable battery, and USB charging ports which you an use to charge your phone or tablet even in the event of a power outage. For long power outages you could connect the UPS to a generator to keep your system up and running.
The bundled software can be configured to shut your computer down in the event of a power failure, necessary to ensure it shuts down gracefully when there is a long power outage. The battery in the UPS will typically need replacing every four or five years, but this is user replaceable, straightforward, and cost-effective.
For more information on why you might need a UPS, please see What is an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) and why do you need one?
* This UPS is not suitable for the protection of servers or laser printers as it has a stepped sine wave. Instead you would need a Smart-UPS. For more details about any power protection, please contact us.