Get Ready. Limited Quantity To Be Available On Kickstarter For Reduced Price Starting September 28th, 2015.

Battery Backup Power, Inc.

Battery Backup Power, Inc. is raising capital to launch its long life Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) uninterruptible power supply (UPS)/battery backup system in the United States after testing and negotiating with part suppliers. The design allows for both 12 volt DC input from a car or solar panel or 120 volt AC input from grid power for charging. Output will be 12 volt DC, 120 volt AC, and USB. Funds raised will initially go to producing the first 500 units (minimum production quantity to keep the price to consumers reasonable) with standard NEMA 5-15 receptacles (sockets required to power most consumer electronics in the United States) as well as submitting the product to UL for testing and certification.

The Entire Lithium Backup Battery System Is Only 7.7 LBS. It Takes Roughly 4.2 Of The Brand New “Light Weight” Lead Acid Batteries In The Picture Below (Right Side) Required To Reach…

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Laboratory Power Safety

Responsibly operating a laboratory includes following safety protocols. One such element is power safety in the lab. Brown outs, transients, complete outages, and other undesirable power issues can cause detrimental problems to equipment, results, and people. An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) can arrest surges, clean up dirty power, and provide temporary backup power automatically when needed. In a July, 2015 blog post (see below link), Battery Backup Power, Inc. released a video on preventing power problems in the lab.

Battery Backup Power UPS For Lab

Battery Backup Power, Inc. Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Standard Input Requirements

These are the standard types of inputs required for the majority of Battery Backup Power, Inc. uninterruptible power supplies:

Small To Mid-Sized UPS: Standard Socket – NEMA 5-15R Socket 120 Volts 15 Amps

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NEMA-5-15R-Socket-120-Volt-15-Amp

Mid-Sized UPS: Non-Standard Socket – NEMA 5-20R Socket 120 Volts 20 Amps

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NEMA-5-20R-Socket-120-Volt-20-Amp

Large UPS: Non-Standard Socket – NEMA L5-30R Socket 120 Volts 30 Amps

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NEMA-L5-30R-Socket-120-Volt-30-Amp

Extremely Large UPS: Standard Building Power – Hardwire Single Phase 208 Volts

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Hardwire-Single-Phase-208-Volt

How To Enable Generator Mode On Battery Backup Power, Inc. Online (Double Conversion) Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)

Battery Backup Power Online UPS

Enabling Generator Mode Allows the Battery Backup Power, Inc. Online Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) To Accept A Wider Voltage Range and Wider Frequency Variation Than It Would Normally Accept When Plugged Into A Wall Socket On Grid Power. This Allows The UPS To Use More Of The Generator’s Somewhat Dirtier Power. When Turning On Generator Mode, The “Bypass Disable” Option Pops Up. This Option Allows You To Essentially Pass The Generator Power Though The UPS Unfiltered. In Most Cases, You Will Just Press Enter To Leave The Bypass Option Disabled.

When Pressing The Option Button, These Are The Options You Will See Before Arriving At “Generator”.

-Line Mode

-O/P Voltage Set (Output Voltage Set)

-I/P Frequency Set (Input Frequency Set)

-I/P Bypass Set (Input Bypass Set)

-Free Run Set

-HE Mode Set (High Efficiency Mode Set)

-Manual Bypass

-Outlet Setting

-Battery Test

-Silence Set

-Bat Cabinet Set (Battery Cabinet Set)

-Site Fault Set

-Language

-Generator

>OFF/ON

>Bypass Disable

>Save?

Grid Power is No Better for Electronics than Unfiltered Tap Water is for Human Consumption

Filter Your Grid Power With Battery Backup Power

It was late 2008 in Southwestern Oklahoma. A rural natural gas utility company was in the middle of modernizing its offices and equipment. The utility was attempting to reduce costs by leveraging below average rural labor expenses, cloud based technology, and up to date computers and software to double the productivity of each employee. What had worked in Silicon Valley and Southern California was not working in Oklahoma, but it wasn’t for the reasons most would initially have suspected. The employees were all more capable, willing to work, and accepting of new technology than those elsewhere in the country.

No matter what computer manufacturer the utility purchased its workstations from, they would only last 6 months on average. The VPN and all other internet based connections would periodically drop out throughout the work day. New VOIP phones and devices proved to be unreliable. Any new energy efficient Active PFC or Energy Star electronic device would fail within 12 months. Two rumors began to spread around suggesting that the offices were cursed and that electronics just weren’t built like they used to be. Both rumors ended up being true.

It turned out that the offices were (and actually most of the country is) cursed with transients, power outages, brown outs, voltage issues, and other nasty undesirables that accompany a 100% reliance on unfiltered grid power. Older non-energy efficient electronics weren’t as sensitive to all these issues and as newer electronics started to replace ancient equipment, failure rates went up. Newer electronics optimize A/C power as it comes in sine wave form. When the sine wave isn’t perfect or is constantly disrupted, performance will suffer.

After watching the lights flicker periodically throughout the work day while visiting a problem office, the IT director of the utility company ordered line interactive pure sine wave uninterruptible power supplies (UPS’) for all the equipment. It was a costly upfront purchase, but after the uninterruptible power supplies were installed, equipment failure rates dropped to near zero. Since the line interactive pure sine wave uninterruptible power supplies were installed 2009, none of the computers, routers, POE switches, TVs, VOIP devices, or other electronics have failed. Repair costs, IT costs, and employee idle time due to equipment related failures have all decreased dramatically. The company now has a policy that every electronic device essential to employee work is protected by a pure sine wave line interactive or online (double conversion) uninterruptible power supply.

Line interactive and online (double conversion) uninterruptible power supplies such as those sold by Battery Backup Power, Inc. (www.batterybackuppower.com) condition grid power in real-time while also providing temporary backup battery power for when complete power outages occur. It’s like sending the electrons from the power company to rehab and getting clean, strong, uniform electrons to the electronic(s) attached to the uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Getting constant clean power is even more important for laboratory, medical, high end manufacturing, or analytical equipment that carries out critical functions or makes precise calculations. For those with backup generators, all of the online (double conversion) uninterruptible power supplies sold by Battery Backup Power, Inc. (www.batterybackuppower.com) have a “Generator Mode” option built in that just needs to be turned on using the menu and buttons on the front of the uninterruptible power supply. This allows the UPS to accept power directly from a generator or generator on an automatic transfer switch. Most consumer uninterruptible supplies won’t work with generator power due to frequency fluctuations. Uninterruptible power supplies can be purchased in small sizes protecting single electronics or small groups of electronics like a computer and its monitor or in large sizes installed on a branch circuit protecting everything on that circuit in a particular building.

Battery Backup Power, Inc. Uninterruptible Power Supply or UPS for the 3D Systems ProJet 3510 SD 3D Printer

This is the Battery Backup Power, Inc. Uninterruptible Power Supply or UPS for the 3D Systems ProJet 3510 SD 3D Printer. It automatically corrects voltage problems that may damage or degrade the performance of your 3D printer and provides surge protection with temporary backup power for when power outages occur. This UPS is sized specifically for the 3D Systems ProJet 3510 SD and if fully charged at the time of an outage, it will run the 3D Systems ProJet 3510 SD 3D Printer for 10 minutes and 00 seconds on battery power. Additional add-on options include a single extra external battery cabinet which increases the run time to 30 minutes and 00 seconds or two extra external battery cabinets which increase the run time to 50 minutes and 00 seconds. This gives the user time to start up and direct connect a generator to the UPS, allow an automatic transfer switch to change to generator power, or safely power down the 3D printer.

http://www.backupbatterypower.com/collections/3dsytems/products/bbp-3000-psw-onl-lcd-3dsystems-prjt3510sd

Uninterruptible Power Supply or UPS for the 3D Systems ProJet
Uninterruptible Power Supply or UPS for the 3D Systems ProJet
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