UPS from ERS

June 2008 IT infrastructure

Burglar alarms, CCTV systems and security devices have been dramatically affected by the intermittent source of electricity currently taking place. In some industrial areas, load shedding or 'electricity supply faults' have switched off power for seven or eight hours at a time. Added to this many criminals are switching off mains supplies and taking advantage of flat batteries installed in security systems.

Many security and CCTV installations do not have sufficient built-in backup power to keep the equipment operational for these extended time periods. In addition, many systems are being damaged by power surges when the 'mains' is switched back on.

At the request of their major clients, Emergency Reaction Services has gone into a joint venture with UTL of India, the exclusive distributors of the UTL range of UPS inverter systems. These range from 800 VA systems to 100 kV units and the systems were examined and approved for safety by Test Africa.

Currently there are four models available - 800 VA, 1400 VA, 2000 V and 3000 VA. The 5 kV, 7,5 kV and 10 kV systems are on the way. Larger units up to 100 kV can be ordered and shipped on request. The range includes pure sine wave UPSs which are a completely safe combination of a UPS, an inverter and a voltage stabiliser and provides pure sine wave output. It is powered by microcontroller digital technology. Users are able to run all types of appliances together including tube lights, fans, laser printers and computers, eliminating the need for two systems for similar applications.

For more information contact Emergency Reaction Services, +27 (0)11 234 6000,,


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