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Any UPS recommendations for Rena XP3 (API filstar) filter?

Discussion in 'General Plant Topics' started by mnemonik23, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. mnemonik23

    mnemonik23 Junior Poster

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    I tried CyberPower 1500AVR and APC ES725 and when I unplug power cord from the wall outlet, filter is making bad noise and outflow is dropping to 0.
    Is there any UPS that will work with Rena filter?
     
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    feh Guru Class Expert

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    You will want something with a true sine wave and these kind of UPS are not cheap.
     
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    Stickey Junior Poster

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    Reason is the output isn't a pretty sin wave anymore, it's rebuilt by transistors, so it's blocky/choppy.

    You'd need to smooth it out or get a new one that's better.

    I would *guess* an LC (capacitor, inductor) filter could help smooth it out, but you're getting into electrical engineering + electrician type work around water.
     
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