Down here you can see that this ups is capable of

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because we've only used about five or six minutes of the battery life. Down here you can see that this UPS is capable of providing power for up to 131 minutes. So if we lost power and the system wasautomatically shut down after five minutes. And then when the power came back on, I booted the system back up and then we had another power outage, I would still have what, 126 minutes of battery time left. So we're in good shape. I'm going to use that option. We'll save our changes. Specifying Alarms to be Generated 6:12-8:10 Next, we can configure our notifications. Now up here we have the option to enable PowerChute notification sounds. These sounds come out of the computer itself. These notification sounds come out of the UPS. If the AC power disappears, then the UPS itself is going to generate an audible alarm.And we have a couple of options as to how we want that alarm to occur. First of all, we can just leave the alarm on all the time, we can disable the alarm, that's not a good idea because then you won't know that systems are running on battery power. So this one would be a preferable option over this one, but I actually like the default one right here.And that is to actually disable the alarm if the PC is in hibernation and also between the hours of eight in the evening and eight in the morning, because I can't tell you how many times I've had a UPS go off in my home in the middle of the night when the power goes out. And the UPS alarms are very loud and very annoying and if it's at night, I don't have any computer systems running, I don't care if the power's out! So I like leaving this option enabled. Next we can configure our Sensitivity options. As it notes up here, the Sensitivity settings controlunder what circumstances your battery backup will go onto battery due to dirty power coming in through the AC power outlet. In other words, the UPS is going to try and protect your system from dirty power by switching over to battery when that situation occurs. The default setting is high. This provides maximum protection against electrical noise, but it does cause the system to go onto battery a lot more frequently. You can also set it to medium, which makes the system less sensitive to dirty power coming in on the AC power supply, which should reduce the number of times that it goes onto battery. Or if you want to make it even less sensitive, you can go to low. But notice here that it tells you that it does allow greater voltage distortions to reach the computer. I'm going to go ahead and set this to medium. Voltage Levels 8:11-11:45 We can come down here to Voltage as well. Now the Voltage settings are related to our Sensitivity settings. With the Voltage settings, we provide an upper and a lower limit. If the voltage being supplied by the AC power outlet goes above the upper limit or below the lower limit, the battery is going to kick in. So by default, we're going to say that if the utility AC voltage goes above 139 volts,then we want to switch over to battery, because that's way too high a voltage or we're going to damage equipment. Likewise, if the AC utility voltage goes below 92 volts, then we're going to again
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