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…

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In-Depth: Uninterruptible Power Supplies

In-Depth: Uninterruptible Power Supplies Which UPS system is right for you? All Minuteman UPSs provide full protection from power problems such as blackouts, brownouts, sags, surges and spikes. There are three different types of uninterruptible power supplies that vary in terms of how protection is delivered to attached equipment. The three types are standby, line…

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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…

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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…

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