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UPS Systems

1kW Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) System with 1.2kWh energy storage

1kW Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) System with 1.2kWh energy storage
1kW Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) System with 1.2kWh energy storage
1kW Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) System with 1.2kWh energy storage
1kW Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) System with 1.2kWh energy storage

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This Photonic Universe Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) system is suitable for both mains-powered and off-grid applications where a stable and reliable source of AC power is required. Ideal for running personal computers, small office appliances, broadband, Wi-Fi or any other IT equipment or essential electronics.

In a mains-powered setup, the system ensures that the AC appliances are not interrupted even if the mains electricity is unstable, intermittent or the power is suddenly cut off. While the mains power is available, the system links it to the AC output to power connected appliances whilst simultaneously charging the battery, or keeping it topped up. If the mains power is suddenly cut off, the system instantly transfers the power input to the battery and starts drawing energy from it so that the load work is not interrupted. When the mains AC input power becomes available again, the system transfers the input to mains AC power.

For off-grid systems with a generator, this UPS system can allow for continual power even when the generator is turned off. This allows users to achieve significant savings of fuel costs by only running the generator periodically - at the optimal power levels to charge the batteries.

The system can also be used for portable power applications, i.e. when the battery is charged in a location with mains electricity, and the system is then transported to a different off-grid location to provide power on demand on a temporary basis. 

This UPS system also supports solar power input with no additional charge control equipment required. Users can simply connect a suitable solar array to the inverter to start charging from solar power to save on electricity bills for mains connected systems, or in order to run a generator less frequently for off-grid systems.

The external battery allows for easy expansion or replacement, as well as straight-forward installation in irregular locations.

This package includes the main UPS unit, a 100Ah gel deep-cycle battery, 1m tinned copper battery cables, a thermal over-current circuit breaker and loose ring terminals for crimping.

Please note: the inverter uses predictive cooling logic to activate the fans, and is not suitable for installing in locations where silence is required.

Click on the Details and Specifications tab for more information about this kit.

 

UPS specifications:

  • Nominal battery voltage: 12V
  • Continuous power output: 1000W / 1000VA
  • Surge power: 2000VA
  • UPS type: Offline UPS
  • Output voltage: 230V AC
  • Output frequency: 50Hz /60 Hz
  • Output waveform: Pure sine wave
  • Maximum solar input power: 600W
  • Maximum open circuit solar input voltage: 55V
  • Maximum solar charging current: 50A
  • Maximum mains AC charging current: 20A
  • Maximum combined charging current: 50A
  • Peak efficiency: 93%
  • Operating temperature: -10C to 50C
  • Supplied with:
    • 1.5m AC power cable with 3-pin UK plug
    • PC connection cable and PC software CD
  • Size: 32 x 22.5 x 8.8 cm
  • Weight: 5 kg

 

Battery specifications:

  • Nominal voltage: 12V
  • Nominal capacity: 100Ah (10h rate) / 108Ah (20h rate)
  • Maximum charging current: 20A
  • Self-discharging rate: <1% per month
  • Cycle lifetime at 30% D.O.D.: 1200-1300
  • Pressure control: safety valve installed
  • Terminal type: F13 (bolts and washers included)
  • Operating temperature: from -10C to +50C
  • Size: 331 x 173 x 217 mm
  • Weight: 30.3 kg

 

Please note: due to our warehouse arrangements, the accessories may be shipped from a different warehouse to the hybrid inverter and battery, and therefore delivered in a separate package.

The battery is covered by a 1 year repair or replacement warranty provided by Photonic Universe. In the unlikely event that a defect is found and confirmed during this period, we guarantee that we will repair or replace defective items (at our discretion). The hybrid inverter is covered by a 1 year manufacturer warranty. For more information please refer to our Terms and Conditions.

For installation advice, please click on the Installation tab.

 

Please note: this UPS system uses an off-grid inverter. Any other AC power sources, including mains, can only be connected to the inverter input AC terminals, and should be fully isolated from the inverter output AC terminals. If the AC output of this inverter comes into contact with another source of AC power, the inverter will be damaged.

If you are unsure as to whether 1000W output power is sufficient for your appliances, please refer to our table of typical power consumption of domestic appliances.

If you need help with installation or have any technical questions we can provide FREE support - please contact us by email or phone (see Contact Us page for more information).