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CCRN
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UPS Power

Post by CCRN » Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:59 pm

I was considering using a spare UPS to power my M2. Is this advisable and are others using a UPS with their M2? I didnt see any mention of using a UPS in the beginner guide.

Thanks,
Jerold

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Jules
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Re: UPS Power

Post by Jules » Mon Jun 06, 2016 2:54 pm

No reason not to if you have the room for it. :D

CCRN
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Re: UPS Power

Post by CCRN » Mon Jun 06, 2016 3:17 pm

Thank you very much. Cannot wait to get my M2 today!

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Matt_Sharkey
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Re: UPS Power

Post by Matt_Sharkey » Mon Jun 06, 2016 3:19 pm

A pretty light weight UPS can supply a Printer. At full load a printer draws 300W and while printing, around 100W. UPS's are only good for about 10 minutes total so consider that if the power goes out for more than a few seconds to minutes, the print will be lost. But if you have frequent brown-outs, then a UPS is a great choice.

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Re: UPS Power

Post by CCRN » Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:03 pm

I have a spare so I plan to use it to mitigate brownouts/flickers which are rare but do occur.

Thanks for the responses,
Jerold

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