What's new from: Belkin, Powerware, MGE UPS, APC

What's new from: Belkin, Powerware, MGE UPS, APC


Measuring 9” x 2” x 7” inches, Belkin’s Silver Series line of 350VA, 500VA and 650VA UPS devices include one surge-protected outlet, three battery back-ups with surge protection outlets and run times of 15 minutes (350VA), 20 minutes (500VA) and 25 minutes (650VA). They feature phone/fax/modem/ADSL protection and ship with power management shutdown software. The shutdown management software also automatically saves all open programs when a power outage strikes. Compatible with Windows 95/98/98sE/ME/NT/2000/Linux 5.x and above, Novell Netware 4.2 and above, Unix, Sun Solaris 2.5 and above. Aimed at the SOHO/small business market, the devices come with connected equipment warranties of $35,000 (350VA), $50,000 (500VA) and $75,000 (650VA). All products carry a UPS Data Recovery Warranty. Belkin’s key distributor in Australia is Ingram Micro. RRP: $199.95 (350VA), $299.95 (500VA) and $399.95 (650VA).


The Powerware 5125 is an A power solution for workstations, servers and process control applications that contains many features often found only in more costly kVA units. The 5125 features Advanced Battery Management (ABM Plus) that reduces battery recharge time and doubles battery life, including advanced notification of end of life for both internal hot-swappable batteries and external extended battery modules. Its two-in-one design makes the new rack models adaptable to tower or 2U rack mount configuration. The 5125 features load segments that enable separate control of up to three discrete loads. The 3000VA model contains a hot-swappable electronics module to maximise uptime. The Powerware 5125 is available in 1-3kVA models and is distributed in Australia by BCN, Westan, Digiland and Alstom. RRP: $1000-$3167 (inc GST).


Available in four three-phase ratings (10, 15, 20 and 30 kVA) and parallelable up to 4 UPS for redundancy or power extension, Galaxy 3000 is the solution for the protection of all sensitive equipment. It satisfies the new needs of computer, Internet and telecom applications with a wide selection of backup times and battery types. The Galaxy 3000 UPS range feature online double-conversion technology to ensure perfect output voltage characteristics in disturbed environments, wide input-voltage tolerances (down to -37 per cent of the nominal value) to ensure compatibility with all power sources and avoid excessive use of battery power, a PFC (Power Factor Correction) system for total compatibility with all power sources while eliminating reinjection of harmonics into the distribution system (THDI < 3 per cent, power factor > 0.99). The devices offer a colour graphical display in 15 languages for user-friendly and ergonomic operation, manual bypass for easy servicing, and EMC filtering (level B) as a standard for extremely sensitive applications such as television and radio. The Galaxy 3000 is distributed by National Power Solutions (NSW), Powercom solutions (Vic) and Powerhouse (Qld). Pricing on application .


APC has announced the availability of its new UPS exclusively designed for IBM’s eServer xSeries systems. The 3kVA UPS occupies only 2U of rack space and offers hot swappable modules, specially designed for IBM’s high availability eServer xSeries server. It can be deployed as a tower or mounted in a rack of servers, as well as being managed and monitored remotely to provide customers with flexibility. The IBM 3000 UPS is currently available as an option through IBM and its business partners. RRP: $3245 (inc GST).

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