Welcome to the new Schneider Electric Community

It's your place to connect with experts and peers, get continuous support, and share knowledge.

  • Explore the new navigation for even easier access to your community.
  • Bookmark and use our new, easy-to-remember address (community.se.com).
  • Get ready for more content and an improved experience.

Contact SchneiderCommunity.Support@se.com if you have any questions.

Close
Invite a Co-worker
Send a co-worker an invite to the Exchange portal.Just enter their email address and we’ll connect them to register. After joining, they will belong to the same company.
Send Invite Cancel
84525members
353767posts

Surge Protector Protecting Single UPS Device

APC UPS for Home and Office Forum

Schneider Electric support forum for our APC offers including Home Office UPS, Surge Protectors, UTS, software and services and associated products designed to share knowledge, installation, and configuration.

Solved
5150cd_apc
Crewman
Crewman
0 Likes
1
95

Surge Protector Protecting Single UPS Device

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/24/2010


I have a customer that has a UPS powering his telephone PBX. Apparently, whenever they have a power outage and the power turns back on, the power surge is so high that it gets past the UPS and fries a power unit in his phone system. I am considering purchasing a P11VT3 or a Line-R 1200 and putting that into the wall and then plugging ONLY his UPS into this new device. I know that APC says that it isn't a good idea to do this, but is it ok (and beneficial) to do it if you only have one UPS plugged into a surge protector and nothing else?

Thanks in advance for your help!

5150cd


Accepted Solutions
5150cd_apc
Crewman
Crewman
0 Likes
0
95

Surge Protector Protecting Single UPS Device

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/24/2010


I have a customer that has a UPS powering his telephone PBX. Apparently, whenever they have a power outage and the power turns back on, the power surge is so high that it gets past the UPS and fries a power unit in his phone system. I am considering purchasing a P11VT3 or a Line-R 1200 and putting that into the wall and then plugging ONLY his UPS into this new device. I know that APC says that it isn't a good idea to do this, but is it ok (and beneficial) to do it if you only have one UPS plugged into a surge protector and nothing else?

Thanks in advance for your help!

5150cd

See Answer In Context

1 Reply 1
5150cd_apc
Crewman
Crewman
0 Likes
0
96

Surge Protector Protecting Single UPS Device

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/24/2010


I have a customer that has a UPS powering his telephone PBX. Apparently, whenever they have a power outage and the power turns back on, the power surge is so high that it gets past the UPS and fries a power unit in his phone system. I am considering purchasing a P11VT3 or a Line-R 1200 and putting that into the wall and then plugging ONLY his UPS into this new device. I know that APC says that it isn't a good idea to do this, but is it ok (and beneficial) to do it if you only have one UPS plugged into a surge protector and nothing else?

Thanks in advance for your help!

5150cd