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I have now connected my UPS to the power plug in the wall -- it is working but where do i plug myPC cable in

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  • Brett Duxbury
    Brett Duxbury Feb 18, 2018

    Hi K S Metzler, we want to help you with your question, but we need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box?
    make and model of UPS ?
    MyPC Cable ? what is it a 240 v power plug or 120v power plug ?

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SOURCE: printer will not turn on

the UPS is unplugged from the power outlet but it is still connected to the modem

it is a lightning storm - and computer equipments & peripherals can only withstand very little amount of electricity

check your warranty status (warranty starts from the date of purchase) then call the vendor

Posted on Jan 04, 2008

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SOURCE: hi,do I have to keep my ups plugged to a wall socke all the time?

hi,
the unit needs to be plugged in all the time. the unit is or should be fully automatic. higher priced units have a usb cord so you can check their status right on the computer, does your ups have a usb outlet? you might want to take it up to a computer store and buy a usb cable and then you can control your UPS with your computer. manually turning the UPS on and off shouldnt hurt anything.
good luck
jm

Posted on Aug 01, 2010

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SOURCE: i have a rocketfish 1025

Well, first let address the lack of power usage from your router and cable modem. The router, depending on model, may only use less than 5 amps of of power, depending on the load it is using at any one time, the cable modem is using maybe 2 amps, at peak load, since the line is already powered from the cable company, there is no real load. Since the usage is much less than 1 watt, it would not register on your meter. The reason why unplugging your devices from the wall, for it to not provide backup power to all of the devices is the battery(ies) may not be providing enough juice to maintain the power required for ll of the devices plugged in. Also, UPS are generally not compatible with power strips and therefore do not tend to function properly with a devices powered on the strip. They generally won't complete the power connection due to the strip carrying a much higher load than the UPS can support. This should explain all of your power issues. If you require additional information, please do not hesitate to ask.

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