What you need to know before buying a GE or Eaton UPS

An uninterrupted power supply (UPS) system allows for electronics such as computers to continue functioning during a power outage or failure. UPS systems are a vital requirement in today’s business world. These systems play a critical role in the work environment by preventing data loss and hardware damage that can happen as a result of a power outage. When purchasing these systems, serious consideration should be given to getting the correct UPS for your needs. Here are some of the factors which you should take into account when choosing a UPS system.


Your budget

The first thing to consider is your budget. When buying a GE or Eaton UPS uninterruptible power system, it is imperative you consider your budget and also the power requirement and then go for the best system in your budget range. A further consideration to make with regards to budget is whether or not to supplement the UPS with a standby generator, also known as a backup generator. Backup generators are often used alongside UPS battery systems as an extra precaution.

Power requirement

You should always choose a system that is capable of equaling the total power requirements of the equipment you will be connected to and it is advisable to install a system that is capable of exceeding your critical power requirement. There are two items to consider when it comes to power. The Voltage available at the site and the actual wattage or KW that your equipment will pull. Most people when searching for a UPS only look at the KVA size of the UPS. However it’s the KW that should be looked at as this is your actual usable power.

The Batteries

UPS uninterruptible power system runs on batteries, so you need to find out appropriate information about the battery before you install the system. Does the battery need replacement? Is it rechargeable? How long will the battery last? Does a specialist need to be called to install a new battery? It is vital to find out this information and consider what options will be best for your business.

Reliability and Reputation

Reliability of the manufacturer and the product they manufacture is vitally important. When purchasing a UPS system, it is imperative to check the reliability of the brand you opt for, choosing a reliable manufacturer will guarantee you of reliable services and peace of mind knowing your equipment is safe at all times. Do research on the web about different brands and manufacturers before you make the buying decision! Customer reviews will help you in identifying quality systems that are reliable and effective.

UPS Uninterruptible power system Quality is the new standard in UPS systems. UPQ systems have 5 stages of isolation to make the output power a perfect sine wave. Battery backup is also seamless and flawless in these types of systems. Buying a UPS is important, but it is even more important to purchase reliable UPS systems that will help protect your hardware and data.

GE UPS Systems area available in the following models:

  • IT series
  • GT Series
  • GE Lp11U Series
  • GE LP33 Series (208V 15KVA, 20KVA, 30KVA, 40KVA, 50KVA, 60KVA, 80KVA, 100KVA)
  • GE SG Series (480V 10KVA, 20KVA, 30KVA, 40KVA, 50KVA, 60KVA, 80KVA, 100KVA, 120KVA, 150KVA, 225KVA, 300KVA, 500KVA, 750KVA and 1000KVA)
  • GE TLE Series (480V 225KVA, 300KVA, 500KVA, 750KVA and 1000KVA)