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A Comprehensive Guide to UPS and Battery Maintenance During South Africa’s Eskom Challenge

As South Africa wrestles with the challenges from Eskom and the inconvenience of load shedding, ensuring the reliability of standby power has become an important task. In this comprehensive guide, Standby Systems introduces the crucial aspects of maintaining Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems and their batteries. By performing these regular maintenance assessments and self-checks, businesses …

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What Battery is Best Suited for Standby Use?

The best battery for standby use has always been a topic for discussion. This question applies across all industries, including banking, commercial, insurance, medical, and the IT sector, where UPS systems are used. Data backup is critical to the sustainability of any business, and this includes the security of the records that need to be …

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Repairs to your UPS and emergency backup power system when it breaks down

UPS and emergency backup power system repairs are necessary when your system breaks down and the damaged or faulty components within the rectifier, Static switch or Inverter systems require replacement so that the system can operate again at optimum levels. Why use Standby Systems as your repair centre and service provider? Standby Systems offers all …

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Preventative maintenance and servicing on all your UPS, Battery, STS and emergency backup power equipment

UPS unit, backup battery maintenance and servicing is a planned regular preventative maintenance requirement. The service is performed either on the client’s site or, in the case of hard-wired systems, in the Standby Systems Workshops. Plug-and-play systems maintenance is done to detect problems before they occur and to compensate for normal wear and tear from …

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What should an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) preventative maintenance contract service include?

Having a preventative maintenance contract in place is essential to ensure that the UPS unit undergoes planned and regular servicing and controlled firmware upgrades at least twice a year. Such services allow the technician to: Perform a visual inspection for any possible signs of component wear and tear, which may be signs of something starting …

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Maintenance of UPS batteries

It is a known fact that a UPS battery will not last forever and that a battery is a medium-term consumable item that requires replacement every few years. Battery replacement is determined by its design life and the number of charge and discharge cycles that it undergoes while in use in the field. It is …

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How do I make sure my UPS unit battery gives me the most extended service life?

Everyone knows that a UPS unit or emergency backup power plant plays a vital role in our modern-day high-paced lives. UPS are used in all walks of life. From shopping centres, for safety such as emergency lighting and for keeping online banking up and running all the time no matter how unreliable the power supply …

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UPS Maintenance in Johannesburg and all over South Africa

What are the features offered by Standby systems Riello UPS and how will the user benefit? Easily manageable UPS unit Easy and reliable interfacing and management into any network via USB or RS232 serial connectivity. Easy and effective UPS management/monitoring via your network. Easy to use, free of charge, service management software with simple graphical …

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How important is it to perform regular maintenance on your UPS and battery backup power plant to ensure your critical data centre load works unhindered by power supply?

6 April 2021 The power uptime and power supply reliability are critical to any data centre, IT load, process, or other critical loads. It is imperative to use the best quality UPS and technology available, like a Riello uninterruptible power supply backup system from Standby Systems. Services must be unaffected under all grid supply conditions …

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RIELLO UPS and Sealed UPS Battery Servicing and preventative maintenance

Our Standby Systems engineering & service support team offers a wide range of competitive and comprehensive technical support to suit any Riello or there UPS user’s needs and pocket. These include Riello Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), Riello STS, VRLA battery and even powershield montiroing andn shutdown software, delivery, installation, commissioning, site acceptance tests, battery impedance …

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STANDBY SYSTEMS Technical UPS Energy Consultants

Standby Systems Technical Energy Consultants are experts in the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) industry and have been working within the Riello AROS UPS power sector in Southern Africa since 2003. Our technical expertise comes from a solid base of tertiary qualified electrical engineers and technicians with regular OEM training in Italy at Riello AROS UPS headquarters in Milano. …

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Battery Maintenance & Safety

Without getting too technical, it is an accepted norm that a battery has reached “end of life” when it can no longer supply 80% of its rated capacity in Ampere hours. At this point the battery should be replaced as the aging process accelerates. Determining Factors of a Batteries Life Span: Ambient and operational temperature …

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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 have the experience and technical …

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