900w APC UPS

By ak_in_charge
Sep 30, 2004
  1. Do you think I could get away with running

    - 65' Widescreen TV
    - DVD player
    - 5 disk CD player
    - XBOX
    - reciever

    all on a 900w APC Smart UPS backup system or will it all overload it.
  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    From what I understand about UPS' you can hook up whatever you want to them. If you are pulling more than they allow, then it simply won't act as a battery backup, but better yet a surge protector. That is what APC told me when I bought my new UPS and told them what I had hooked up to it. They said it won't support all that for battery backup purposes, but it will act as a nice surge protector.
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    All devices have their maximum wattage either written on them or stated in their manuals. Just add the numbers up and see what you get.
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