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Plugging a UPS into a Surge protector?

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Plugging a UPS into a Surge protector?

This question was originally posted by val on APC forums on 4/14/2013


Is it ok to plug a UPS unit into a surge protector outlet that is plugged directly into the wall outlet? I have looked up info on google, but see conflicting advice on whether you should or not. I have noticed where I work that there are a lot of UPS unites that are plugged into a surge protector and the surge protector is plugged into the wall. And I have noticed the opposite where a surge protector is plugged into a UPS and the UPS is plugged into the wall outlet. I am not an expert in electricity and need advice from someone who knows.

Thanks!


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Re: Plugging a UPS into a Surge protector?

This reply was originally posted by Jonathan on APC forums on 4/22/2013


I have sent you a PM SteveGarman.

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Re: Plugging a UPS into a Surge protector?

This reply was originally posted by Chris on APC forums on 4/15/2013


Please look at the link below and search for the FA #.  It explains what we recommend.

FAQ

FA158852

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Re: Plugging a UPS into a Surge protector?

This was originally posted on APC forums on 4/21/2013


I Find no FAQ and searching the number yields nothing.

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Re: Plugging a UPS into a Surge protector?

This reply was originally posted by NGE on APC forums on 4/21/2013


hi, it depends of technology ups , some ups do not have complete  protection and other one yes. but if you connect . Surge Protection should be more powerfull  than the ups

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Re: Plugging a UPS into a Surge protector?

This reply was originally posted by Jonathan on APC forums on 4/22/2013


I have sent you a PM SteveGarman.