[ATTACH=RIGHT]18455[/ATTACH]Today we look at an often forgotten and overlooked component of the PC ecosystem, the Uninterruptable Power System (UPS). In general UPS’s do not tend to get a lot of attention, they are not sexy gadgets, have limited activity and much like insurance. No one really cares about it until they need it. I recently received an Eaton 5130 1500VA UPS unit for review and that is what we will be looking at today. Eaton is a large player in the UPS market and offers units ranging from desk-side UPS’s all the way up to custom designed datacenter solutions. Eaton’s …

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[ATTACH=RIGHT]20636[/ATTACH]Last year [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/pc-hardware/cases-fans-and-power-supplies/reviews/330679"]we reviewed Eaton’s 5130 UPS[/URL] and it was almost perfect. Today Eaton announced the new 5PX UPS to replace the 5130, and hopefully improve it. One of the key new features of the 5PX line is energy consumption metering down to the outlet group level; this is an industry first. Also included is an intuitive LCD screen that displays all the information IT managers need in one quick glance. Energy consumption levels as well as a wealth of other information can also be viewed via Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager software. This new 5PX line will range from 1.5kVA …

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