[Nut-upsuser] Recommended UPS brand (OffTopic sort of)
doug at parsonsemail.com
Fri Feb 13 20:59:20 UTC 2009
Cool. Found the unit. Looks like they renamed it as I had a Pulsar EX 2200
and it is now the Pulsar M 2200. The EX line only goes to 1500 now. Sent
the link to the reseller.
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 2:52 PM, Arnaud Quette <aquette.dev at gmail.com>wrote:
> 2009/2/13 Douglas Parsons <doug at parsonsemail.com>
> Hi Doug,
>> I am looking for a compatible brand for nut. I currently have both APC and
>> MGE units in house. I liked the MGE units and had switched to them after
>> several bad experiences with the APC line. We ordered 13 APC Rack mount
>> units and the quality was horable. One blew up, two did not have the mount
>> holes threaded and several had considerable rust on them. With this I swore
>> off APC and found MGE. Then what happens? MGE purchases APC. Now I find that
>> most of the MGE models that I use are no longer available and so I am in the
>> market for a new brand of UPS.
>> I am looking for a 2200 VA rack mount in a 2U package. 120V in 120V out
>> single phase. What I would like is a product that is compatible with NUT and
>> supports serial communication. I know that some brand support more commands
>> than others.
>> I am not out to start a flame war on brands just get a list of one that
>> users have had good experiences with.
>> Really hate that MGE drop those models as I really like the quality and
> not that easy!
> This part of MGE has not been droped, but sold to Eaton.
> All the good things, including the NUT and more generally FLOSS support has
> so gone to Eaton.
> Check my sig for the new link, and rejoice: what you like is still alive,
> and more than even ;-)
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