Reviews and Problems with Cyber Power OL1000RTXL2U
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LOUD but powerful
Richard W., Newegg
6 June 2015
Summary: Buy this if you have a secluded place to put it. Or if you absolutely need an OnLine UPS that will work with a generator. Otherwise, it's guaranteed to be too noisy for you.
Pros: Literally powerful. Full of power. Since I bought this UPS I have had no power failures on my computer, despite a very messy home-built solar and generator off-grid setup. It's amazing how long it lasts during power loss events, and it also has enough ports to keep my tower, my router, my modem, ...
Cons: It's unbelievably loud. It's so loud that I took it apart, turned the fan around to blow in instead of out, then made a muffler out of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers (look it up, they were originally designed as soundproofing foam), and stuck it behind my desk in the back corner of the room. And it's st...