Month: October 2014

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 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 the training of this nature that ensures our technical staff is kept abreast of product knowledge and a gr…

UPS System Configurations and Their Effects on Reliability

UPS System Configurations and Their Effects on Reliability By G Bennett, Standby Systems So you have a critical load and you need to ensure no downtime. Of course you need an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) – but what configuration should you choose? In fact, what are the options available to you? The reliability of a UPS installation is largely dependen…

Desktop UPS versus Centralised Systems

Desk Top UPS ( Uninterruptible Power Supply ) versus Centralised Systems A small desktop 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…