Comparison of APC and Minuteman extended runtime solutions on selected equivalent product examples

ONLINE TOWER UPS

American Power Conversion
Solution
Minuteman
Solution
Minuteman
Runtime Advantage
Minuteman
Price Advantage
UPS unit
Battery pack
Total price
SURTA1500XL
(2) SURT48XLBP
$1988
ED1500RM2U
EDBP48EXL
$1568
16% More21% Less
$420 Savings
UPS unit
Battery pack
Total price
SURTA2000XL
(2) SURTA48XLBP
$2238
ED2000RM2U
EBP48EXL
$1938
16% More13% Less
$300 Savings
UPS unit
Battery pack
Total price
SURTA3000XL
SURT192XLBP
$2964
ED3000RM2U
(2) EDBP72EXL
$2837
49% More4% Less
$127 Savings

ONLINE RACKMOUNT UPS

American Power Conversion
Solution
Minuteman
Solution
Minuteman
Runtime Advantage
Minuteman
Price Advantage
UPS unit
Battery pack
Total price
SURTA1500RMXL2U
(2) SURTA48RMXLBP
$2393
ED1500RM2U
EDBP48EXL
$1568
16% More34% Less
$825 Savings
UPS unit
Battery pack
Total price
SURTA2000RMXL2U
(2) SURTA48RMXLBP
$2668
ED2000RM2U
EBP48EXL
$1938
16% More27% Less
$730 Savings
UPS unit
Battery pack
Total price
SURTA3000RMXL3U
SURT192RMXLBP
$3225
ED3000RM2U
(2) EDBP72EXL
$2837
49% More12% Less
$388 Savings

LINE INTERACTIVE RACKMOUNT UPS

American Power Conversion
Solution
Minuteman
Solution
Minuteman
Runtime Advantage
Minuteman
Price Advantage
UPS unit
Battery pack
Total price
SU1400RMXLB3U
(2) SU48R2XLBP
$1777
E1500RM2U
EBP36EXL
$1368
3% More23% Less
$409 Savings


  • Runtime differences are approximates, based on available Volt Amp Hours.
  • Comparable pricing as published from respective manufacturers' websites as of 12/03/2008.
  • All trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

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