[Nut-upsuser] ups not recognized by usbhid-ups

Zeev Tarantov zeev.tarantov at gmail.com
Wed Aug 26 02:40:29 UTC 2009

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 2:36 AM, Manuel
Wolfshant<wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro> wrote:
> On 08/26/2009 02:18 AM, Zeev Tarantov wrote:
> I still don't know who the manufacturer is
> Once can assume that it is http://www.informups.com/company.html ...

The contact info for Israel on http://www.informups.com/worldwide.html
points to Advice, the biggest retail UPS provider in the country. They
sell this: http://www.advicepower.com/r_productDetails.aspx?PID=579
This is not what I have. This is not found anywhere on
Looks like Advice don't sell Inform products for the line interactive
pure sine wave market niche.

Also, Inform sounds like a serious company. Why would their product
use ffff:0000 id?

I believe Inform design their products but offshore the manufacturing
to China, like every other company in the world. Maybe the OEM lunched
its R&D arm by reverse engineering the products they manufactured,
changed the id and sold them off off-brand. Like the Chinese do for
weapons, cars, and electronics.

My printed user's manual, which is similar (except for layout) to
doesn't have the first page with the company's name and logo.

In fact I've just found it on google using the number at the top right corner:
The model name (JP Pro) is identical.

And look at that: http://www.uisabler.com.tw/indexe.htm

"Ablerex is the world’s leading manufacturer of uninterruptible power
supplies (UPS) and power quality devices (PQD), with a strong Research
and Development team committed to creating and building innovative
power electronics products to maintain power consistency and

Initially, the company first production lines and sales office was set
up at Suzhou, China to make its debut in China market. Progressively,
to meet delivery demands and competitive pricing, our first-owned
manufacturing plant was established in Suzhou in 2005. Our second
manufacturing facility which is five (5) times larger than the current
will be completed in 2008."

Here is the product page.

I like the "Patent RS232 and USB Communication Interfaces" from the brochure.


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