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…

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…

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…

In-depth: Line Interactive vs Online UPSs

Line Interactive vs Online UPS: Which system is right for you? In one of our Newbie’s Nook segments, we briefly touched on the differences between the three types of single-phase UPSs: standby, line interactive, and online. That post focused on basics of each device handling a power issue; this post is focused, specifically, on the differences between line interactive…

UPS Warranty: Navigating the Maze

Decoding the sometimes treacherous world of UPS warranty plans As we’ve discussed in our Newbie’s Nook posts, a UPS is essential in protecting valuable equipment and businesses from downtime and power problems. But what’s protecting the UPS? That’s where our lengthy, non-prorated standard and extended warranty plans come into play. Much like insurance or airbags, most…

EnterprisePlus LCD UPS In-depth: RT vs. RTXL

In-depth: EnterprisePlus LCD RT vs. RTXL – which one is right for you? A few weeks back, we launched the all-new EnterprisePlus LCD UPS in our PowerNews Newsletter (you are subscribed to that, right?) and here on the PowerBlog. Over the coming weeks we’ll be taking an in-depth look at several of the new features on these units, starting with…