I'll second the recommendation for the Toshiba 1600 UPS units. I
have two of them and they've carried us flawlessly through numerous
small power outages. Our Delta-V doesn't blink and keeps working
while I spend the next 20 minutes bringing our non-UPS equipped
Delta-S back to life. In the future, every new instrument gets a
I bought the last one in early 2015 for around $6500. I specified
exactly what I wanted and our university purchasing department sent
out a request for bids.
>All our instruments are on single phase Toshiba UPS units.
>Thermo specifies three phase but this is not necessary
>I have a smaller unit (1100?) which runs a Delta, EA, and gas bench
>and a 1600 unit which runs a Delta, 251, 253, and 2 Kiels.
>Both run about 30 mins when power is off.
>Batteries are hot swap-able
>The 1600 units are quite dear. I think I paid at least 10K for
>mine. The good thing is that you do not need a transformer and one
>can save $$ by not buying the transformer Thermo sells.
>From: Stable Isotope Geochemistry [[log in to unmask]] on
>behalf of Aradhna Tripati [[log in to unmask]]
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>Subject: [ISOGEOCHEM] UPS recommendations?
>We have two IRMS (a Thermo 253, and a Delta with a conflo and EA) in
>a room that is experiencing power outages on the order of a few
>seconds every month or more. Does anyone have recommendations for
>UPS systems for each instrument (or one for both) that they've
>purchased in the past five years (and hopefully are under $10K)?
>Aradhna E. Tripati
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