You probably already know how important it is to keep your laptop and desktop computers plugged into a battery backup device.
But there are actually at least two other devices in your home that deserve a battery backup unit as well…
I receive dozens of emails every day from readers of this blog, most of them requesting assistance with computer problems or offering suggestions for posts on the blog.
I also receive quite a few messages offering feedback on one of my posts, and I always appreciate them.
I received a very nice message from a lady named Suzanne, and I’d like to share it with you: [Read more…]
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As you probably know, a battery backup / UPS device can help protect your computer and other sensitive electronic gear from the hazards and inconvenience of power blackouts and brownouts.
And if your home or small office is located in an area that’s served by an unreliable power grid, it’s absolutely essential that you have your computer and other important equipment plugged into one.
I’ve tested and reviewed a number of these devices over the years, and for the most part they have all been quite reliable and effective.
I recently had the opportunity to check out the CyberPower PR1500LCD Smart App 1500VA/1500W Sinewave UPS, and I can tell you that it’s hands-down the best UPS device I have seen to date.
Question from Roland: I’m hoping you can answer some questions for me about portable power stations.
The power went off on my street and stayed off for over 7 hours. My almost new 1,000 watt UPS only kept my computer and monitor running for about an hour.
My cousin (who is also my neighbor) has a 500 watt Jackery portable power station and he said it kept his computer running for over 5 hours, and his computer has a bigger monitor.
Like I said before, I have three questions: [Read more…]