[Nut-upsuser] thoughts on tripp lite Smart Online UPSs?

Gene Heskett gheskett at shentel.net
Thu Mar 26 00:18:44 GMT 2020

On Wednesday 25 March 2020 18:09:21 Lee Damon wrote:

> We're looking at replacing some old APC SmartUPS 5000s with something
> that has USB so NUT can more easily talk with it (and yes, I've tried
> USB-RS232 adapters and every one I tried started kicking out errors
> within a few hours).
> One of the bids we have is for a "Tripp Lite UPS Smart Online 5000VA
> 4500W Rackmount 5kVA 200V/240V" as the potential replacement unit. I
> have no experience with Tripp Lite UPSs and the reviews I've found
> online are scant and fairly mixed so I thought I'd ask here...
> Does anyone on this list have experience with these UPSs? Any
> thoughts? Would you buy it again? Does it work well with NUT?
> thanks,
> nomad
> F.T.R. the full description is "Tripp Lite UPS Smart Online 5000VA
> 4500W Rackmount 5kVA 200V/240V USB DB9 4URM ENERGY STAR V2.0 - UPS -
> AC 200/208/220/230/240 V - 4.5 kW - 5000 VA - RS-232, USB - output
> connectors: 4 - 4U - attractive black"
> I'm sure the "attractive black" part is critical.

Very critical, without it you might be able to read the legends on the 
output connectors and actually be able to plug it in correctly, without 
getting out a very bright light and we absolutely can't have that can 

I'll go quietly, officer.
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