UPS Help

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  1. trad

    trad Fish, thats the word!

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    Hi Guys

    I'm sure there are a few people out there that have spent more time thinking about this than I have. Seems like it's not an easy issue to solve?

    Will this UPS the PG-1000-3 be sufficient to run my system for 4-6hours?

    1x100ah battery
    1000VA
    600W
    R4,800
    Inverex PG series Inverter specifications

    For

    OR2500 return pump 38watts
    Heater Aquamedic 300watt
    Lights 2x24watts call it 95watt LED lights
    Skimmer 8watt
    Jeboa RW4 15watt

    Total max load: 456watt

    Not sure I even want to spend that much but somethings I want to consider for long term.

    Thx.
     
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  3. mariusmeyer

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    On your total wattage ad if they were to run constantly then you will only get 2,5 hours out of the one battery if you drain it completely which is not advisable.

    Drop the heater and you can get around 6,5 hours if you drain the battery completely.
     
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    trad

    trad Fish, thats the word!

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    Cool that sounds like a plan. Thanks.
     
  5. Morak

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    Seems a bit expensive. Should be around R3k for that inverter and battery.
     
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    trad

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    Yeah probably worth shopping around, but have to make sure it's like for like. I've seen a few with only a 65ah battery for that price. R3-3500
     
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    Geewiz had the inverex inverter for R1452 and Zultech has a 102ah battery R1430. My inverter packed up and was replaced with the inverex. Happy so far but only run the return with it.
     
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  8. Ozayr

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    Why don't you invest in a small generator? @trad
     

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