Inverter/Charger vs. UPS System.. which should I use to backup my sump pump?


The Power Inverter/Charger is the heart of a sump pump battery backup system, and is responsible for three important jobs:
1. Charging the batteries and keeping them fully charged at all times
2. Sensing when the power has gone out and automatically switching to battery power
3. Converting the power stored in your batteries from DC power into AC power, which runs your sump pump
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5 Questions to Consider When Choosing a UPS System

Choosing the right UPS System can be a daunting task for even the most knowledgeable IT professional. Here are five basic questions you should ask to give you peace of mind knowing you made the right decision. Do I need a Network/Server UPS or a … [Continue reading]

What’s the Difference Between Thunderbolt™ and Mini DisplayPort?


If connectors fit together, they must function together, right? Not so fast...just because a Thunderbolt 1 or 2 connector and a Mini DisplayPort connector use the same geometry, that doesn’t mean you can always plug one into the other and get … [Continue reading]

Managing High-Density Cabling in Rack Environments


I think it's safe to say that cable clutter is a major problem in most data center or server room rack environments, but how do we fix it? First, let's talk about how cables get to the rack. If you have a raised floor, it may seem convenient to … [Continue reading]

Considering a Wall-Mount Rack? Here are 5 Convincing Facts


1. You can secure equipment in minimal space Wall-mount rack cabinets are perfect for housing equipment like servers and audio/video consoles in rooms with limited floor space like wiring closets. They come with adjustable vertical mounting rails … [Continue reading]