APC UPS Advice/Guidance for Canada 120/240

Joe Hamelin joe at nethead.com
Fri Aug 16 21:59:20 UTC 2013


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On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 2:47 PM, Nick Khamis <symack at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
>
> We are in the market for a APC UPS, and had a few questions. We are not
> that familiar with APC, and was hoping for some clarity. Our power demands
> will be for a unit that will sustain 3 kW/4 kVA scalable to 8 kVA.
>
> Input:
>
> The first issue is that I see all the units default with 208v input (other
> inputs 240v). At my location we only have 120 or 240. Also, we do not want
> to use a transformer (240-120) as it adds another failure point that can be
> avoided...
>
> The unit we are looking is found here:
>
> http://www.apc.com/products/resource/include/techspec_index.cfm?base_sku=SYA4K8RMP&total_watts=500
>
> Output:
>
> Hard Wire 4-wire (2PH + N +G)NEMA L14-30R[image: NEMA L14-30R]NEMA
> L5-20R[image:
> NEMA L5-20R]
>
> What? How do I plug our 120 PDU into this?
>
>
> STONITH:
>
> This will be for a cluster that will require stonith capability. Does
> anyone know if this unit supports that? Not so important as the previous
> two questions...
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Nick.
>


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