PowerNews: Underground Fire Leads to Extended Power Outage

South Bend Power Outage Due to Underground Fire Leaves Businesses Scrambling Downtown South Bend, Indiana faced a rather unusual power outage this past weekend when a fire ripped through underground passages, eventually damaging power delivery lines for more than 800 customers. Problems began Friday evening, and officials estimated that repairs could last into Sunday evening. What was…

In-Depth: New ERS1500RTNC Ruggedized UPS

Reliable backup for extreme temperature and humidity environments from Minuteman Minuteman’s new ERS1500RTNC ruggedized UPS break the mould on power protection for extreme environments – a massive investment is no longer a requirement to protect transportation equipment and other devices located in extreme environments. The ERS provides Automatic Voltage Regulation and 1500VA capacity that is high temperature…

VAR Corner: Putting the Value in Value Added Reseller

There is Value in a Value-Added Reseller – make the most of it As companies invest in technology solutions, they do so to increase efficiency, provide better customer service, and to increase sales. Businesses sometimes get caught up in the maze of identifying the right technology that will accomplish their goals while also keeping within their budgetary…

New Product: Endeavor 5-10kVA Series

We are pleased to announce the addition of the new Endeavor 5-10kVA Series of UPSs to our product family. This new line has models available in 5kVA, 6kVA, 8kVA, and 10kVA options that can be paralleled to accommodate load requirements up to 20kVA. Because all new Endeavor units utilize double conversion technology with true sine wave output and versatile…

PowerNews: Power Outage ‘Hiccup’ Briefly Halts Summer Fun

Rides at Canobie Lake Amusement Park grind to a halt as power fails Summer fun for many families means cotton candy, midway games, and of course, roller coasters. Guests at Salem, New Hampshire’s Canobie Lake Park recently got a surprise when a power outage occurred, leaving them stranded on several of the park’s attractions. Backup generators kicked…

Newbie’s Nook: UPS Sizing and SizeMyUPS

Size matters. Let me expand on that; the right size for the right application matters. When it comes to UPS sizing, Minuteman is and has always been ahead of the game. With our SizeMyUPS tool, finding the right size UPS for any application has never been easier. The same reason that you wouldn’t buy a Mini…