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Season’s Greetings

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Power Inspired.

New Silent UPS

The replacement for the AG1500S is on its way! Silent UPS are nothing new. Power Inspired have several products that don’t make a sound, save for alarms or fan noise when active, but they don’t provide a high quality power output at all times. HiFi buffs have long appreciated the benefits of pure power based […]

Coronavirus COVID-19

UPDATED 23/3/20. We are currently asking our staff to work from home as much as possible until further notice. Our phones are being diverted and this may result in your call not being answered in a timely fashion. Please email us if possible. For sales enquiries please use sales@powerinspired.com and for support support@powerinspired.com. Deliveries will […]

Lead Acid Battery Life

Valve Regulated Lead Acid Battery Design Life. Battery Life or “design life” of a battery is based on average use at room temperature (20-25°C) operation. For a modest UPS System, the design life is typically 5 years. Since, UPS applications are standby applications, the batteries are float charged, and the life is also referred to […]

UPS CCTV Application

UPS Install

Our client runs a campus environment and has been suffering from regular outages on his CCTV equipment. Throughout the campus the CCTV cameras get their power directly from the street lights. This meant that a UPS solution would not have to power just the CCTV, but the lights as well. Another problem is that space […]

UPS Runtime Calculator

UPS Runtime Calculator

The UPS Runtime Calculator works out the runtime you will get for any UPS battery configuration. Just enter the load, the battery capacity and quantity.

UGACOX puts MAXIC inverter to good use.

UGACOX (https://www.ugacox.org) is an Oxford based charity (Reg 1178445) with the mission to alleviate poverty in Uganda by providing education and the means to which people can help lift themselves out of the poverty trap. The name is an acronym for the Ugandan Community in Oxford. This charity has done some great work including building […]

Can you connect two UPS in series?

Can two UPS be connected in series

We had one of those unusual applications through last week. A customer had a load of 1000W that he needed to run for an hour. Simples – using our UPS calculator we can get one of our rack/tower VFI3000B units with 2 battery packs and problem solved. Or not. Problem is there is a maximum […]

Residual Current Devices (RCD) and Isolated UPS Systems

Consumer Unit

BS7671:2018 18th Edition Wiring Regulations now makes mandatory RCD protection on circuits up to 32A. Isolation transformers will negate the effectiveness of RCD protection. Is this a problem? Tony Bell explains.

VFI-B Series UPS LED Indicators

VFI-B LED + LCD Display

Here at Power Inspired we look at the nature of the product queries we receive and improve and update our product information as appropriate. One such regular question we have is the status of the UPS LED indicators on the VFI-B series and asking if this is normal. This article looks at the UPS LED […]