Review: Eaton 5S 1000 LCD Uninterruptible Power Supply


Standby Power

With its latest 5S series UPSes, Eaton not only provides standby power for small computers and point-of-sale devices, it also isolates coaxial and network or modem lines from electrical disturbances and simplifies in-person monitoring with a built-in LCD panel. The tower-style 5S units range from 500 VA to 1,500 VA and in list price from $161 to $388. For review, Eaton sent the CRN Test Center the 5S 1000 LCD, a 1,000-VA, 600-watt model that sells for $230. Here's a look at what we found.