The reality of daily rolling blackouts and systematic load shedding schedules issued by Eskom

Negating The Costs Of Unreliable Utility Supply Considering the reality of daily rolling blackouts and systematic load shedding schedules issued by Eskom, one has to ensure that critical sites are effectively backed up. As a supplier and service provider to the Riello Aros UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) range, Standby Systems SA have the experienc…

Types of UPS or uninterruptible power supplies

Introduction to UPS or Uninterruptible Power Supply An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is a system that protects electronic equipment from power fluctuations. A UPS is a device that is interfaced between the electric network (connected to utility power eg. ESKOM in South Africa) and the equipment that need protecting. UPS or uninterruptible power s…

Riello Aros technical training course

Stone Maiko Stone attended a Riello Aros technical training course at the Cormano facility in Italy. The course was held th th from the 6 to the 10 of October 2014 and covered the full range of Riello Aros UPS (uninterruptible power supply) units. It is thanks to training of this nature that ensures our technical staff is kept abreast of product knowledge and a g…

Desk Top UPS versus Centralised Systems

Desk Top UPS ( Uninterruptible Power Supply ) versus Centralised Systems A small desk top UPS is a typical line interactive unit. It is intended for the man on the street to use at his home, not to run data centres. This means that the UPS is essentially off all the time and will switch on when the mains fails, so it has a switching time i.e. a dead or off time between m…

Riello Aros, Roots, History and Brand Values

Standby Systems SA (Pty) Ltd is the sole distributor of Riello AROS UPS systems in South Africa excluding the Western Cape and Kwazulu Natal. Riello AROS UPS is an Italian based UPS manufacturer, specialising in both stand- ard off the shelf systems as well as tailor made systems designed to meet client’s specifications. Roots and History Since 1922, the…

UPS or uninterruptible power supply

UPS or uninterruptible power supply, is a power supply that includes a battery to maintain power in the event of a power outage. Typically, a UPS keeps a computer, plant or electrical equipment running for several minutes or hours after a power outage. A UPS is typically used to protect hardware such as computers, data centres, telecommunication equipment…

UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply

Our Enthusiastic Standby Systems Team Will Assess All Your UPS Needs & Ensure Your System Remains Operational. Complete The Form and a Consultant Will Contact You Name (required) Email (required) Company Name Contact Number (required) Please complete below questions so we know how best to respond. UPS kVA Rating Battery Back-Up Time ( minutes ) (r…