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Video: Without Power, There is No Security

Protecting Your Security System – Power is critical to security.

A properly implemented power protection system eliminates the possibility of security system outage or damage due to power problems. Minuteman’s product line has become a favorite of both users and installers thanks to an unbeatable combination of tailored solutions, helpful features, and incredible value.

See for yourself why Minuteman is the Leader in Security Power Protection on our Security Page.

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Video: RPM1521E Remote Power Manager Product Demo

Minuteman’s Smart-PDU that allows you to control 2 devices from anywhere in the world.

The Minuteman RPM1521E Remote Power Manager is the ideal solution for network administrators who manage one or more remote locations. Once connected to the network, you can easily control it from virtually anywhere using a standard web browser and your password.

With a simple click, power up, down, or reboot 1-2 devices connected to the RPM individually or as a group. Automatic reboots of locked devices are also possible via ping actions.

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Video: MMS780R Surge Protector Product Demo

Minuteman’s Cost-Effective Surge Protector with Six 180-degree rotating outlets.

MMS780RWith its feature-rich design, the Minuteman MMS780R Surge Protector offers complete protection for smaller applications across all markets, including printers, PCs, laptops, TVs, DVRs and any other valuable electronic device.

If you need a cost-effective surge solution with advanced features and reliable protection, order Minuteman’s MMS780R Surge Protector today. Continue reading

Video: All New Entrust LCD Product Tour

Minuteman Launches New Entrust LCD as Addition to the Popular Entrust Line

Untitled-3With its feature-rich design, the all-new Entrust LCD offers complete protection for smaller applications across all markets, from security to computers.

The Minuteman Entrust LCD Series UPS provides users all the features usually available in higher-priced UPS products to protect your valuable equipment: automatic voltage regulation, spike and surge protection, and battery backup, all in a surprisingly compact package.

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Tech Tip: UPS Network Management with SNMP Accessories

Power is great, but it’s how you can control it that counts

network_communicationsSince the advent of network communications, engineers have found ways to make life easier by connecting devices together. This has, of course, extended into the realm of power, with UPS network management making life easier for admins and technicians with widespread devices under their watch.

These devices go by many names: smart cards, network cards, or remote management cards, but it all refers to the same thing: SNMP, or Simple Network Management Protocol. Learn more in our SNMP Video: Becoming Master of Your Power after the jump.

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VIDEO: UPS Battery Testing and Replacement Procedure

battrep1_previewThe best UPS in the world is at the mercy of the batteries that reside inside it – did you know that the average battery life span is only 3 to 5 years? Additionally, there a number of factors can affect that number, including:

– Temperature where the unit is located
– Total number of times the battery is fully discharged
– Utility power quality: poor quality leads to shorter life
– Proper Maintenance: 4 to 6 full discharges per year recommended

Luckily, there are also some easy ways to tell if the batteries in your battery backup need to be replaced, and we’ve put together a quick video to show you all the details. Make the jump to learn how to replace your UPS batteries.

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Video: The Basics of Power Protection

Building the right power protection system for your equipment can be a daunting task. Surge protection, battery backup, VA, Watts, outlet types, critical vs. non-critical, it’s enough to make most people’s heads spin at first glance. Fortunately, a little guidance and background goes a long way, and we’ve put together a video that does just that.

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