UPS Power Wattage and model Recommendation(918+)

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UPS Power Wattage and model Recommendation(918+)

Unread post by doremigos » Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:49 am

Hello,

I recently bought a 4 bay 918+ Synology NAS and looking for a decent UPS. So far the search has been daunting. There are very few models listed for the 18 series and I understand that is due to the series being new and Synology cannot test every single UPS model available in the US market. Said that , I have a couple of questions.

1) Why are the models listed on Synology website are in the higher VA range ( 1000 - 1500 VA). I am planning to use the UPS only for my NAS and router and 1500VA would be an overkill.
2) Any first-hand experiences of finding a compatible UPS with the 18 series or 918+ specifically ?\

Thanks a lot for your help.

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Re: UPS Power Wattage and model Recommendation(918+)

Unread post by rgarjr » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:57 am

CyberPower CP1000PFCLCD
DS509+ | 1 x 1TB
DS918+ | 16GB RAM | 2 x 850 EVO 500GB
DS1812+ | 3GB RAM
DS1815+ | 6GB RAM
DS1817+
DS2413+ | 4GB RAM | 12 x 3TB WD (Backup Box)
DS3617XS | 48GB RAM | 11 x 8TB WD | 1 x 850 EVO 250GB (Main Box)

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Re: UPS Power Wattage and model Recommendation(918+)

Unread post by doremigos » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:37 am

Thanks for your response. Can I use CP850PFCLCD instead as i don't need a 1000 VA ?

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Re: UPS Power Wattage and model Recommendation(918+)

Unread post by rgarjr » Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:17 am

Sure if you’re not connecting a bunch of devices, should work out.
DS509+ | 1 x 1TB
DS918+ | 16GB RAM | 2 x 850 EVO 500GB
DS1812+ | 3GB RAM
DS1815+ | 6GB RAM
DS1817+
DS2413+ | 4GB RAM | 12 x 3TB WD (Backup Box)
DS3617XS | 48GB RAM | 11 x 8TB WD | 1 x 850 EVO 250GB (Main Box)

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