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CyberPower - 950VA Battery Back-Up System - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 195 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best UPS I've bought

    Posted
    Keith
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    Bought a CyberPower UPS 7 years ago and its still running and have not had to replace the battery. It is a 1350 AVR for my computer, monitor, u-Verse gateway & DVR & phone base. In a power outage I shut down the computer, monitor & u-verse DVR if running and battery backup power the WiFi, phone & gateway. It has only ran out of battery power once in an electrical outage lasting over 6 hours. I'm giving this one 5 stars in hopes it does as well. Had APC and Belkan UPS's that lasted less than 2 years each. So if this one lasts anything like the 1350AVR I'll be very pleased. Will update this review if the SX950U does not last well past the 3 year warranty. It will be used to surge only protect our TV, amp and video equipment and battery back up the u-Verse TV box as it has to reboot everytime the power fails for even 1 second which is frustrating since lightning storms can cause our power to "glitch" many times in one storm.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Valuable protection for expensive electronics

    Posted
    mschwartz
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    This is a decent sized UPS (uninterrupted power supply), in terms of how long it will power things plugged into it. The more power the things use that you plug into it, the less time the UPS will last on its battery. I plug my wifi and internet router into one of these, so my internet stays up for quite a while in a power outage. I plug my TVs into a UPS (each), so I can watch TV for a while during an outage and to protect the equipment from a lightning strike. I strongly recommend you plug any electronics of value into one of these, just for the protection from power surge/lightning strike. A $100 UPS fried is way better than a $2000 TV, after all. More VA means more time running on the battery. Going to 1250 VA will get you 4 minutes instead of 3, or something like that. Probably not worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Reliable, light backup power

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    Veritas
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    This unit replaced a 7 year old unit of less capacity. The new unit is more powerful, lighter and less expensive than the former unit it replaced. This unit has a better receptacle layout, plus USB ports. I've had the unit up for a couple of months now and have had one activation. It functioned as advertised with enough power not only to provide time for a shut down, but also to keep everything running for the time I needed to finish my work and conduct an orderly shutdown. This was approximately 20 minutes. The unit supports the following items - 1 desktop computer, 2 monitors, cable modem, router, 3 NAS drives, a floor lamp and our 55" TV. Excellent product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This is the one

    Posted
    Koolaid
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    I searched far and wide including big name popular online platforms nothing would touch this for features and price. I needed 12 outlets and the usb built on the power block there is a sibling to this one that has the LED indicator for 20 to 30 dollars more but a simple indicator beep on this does that job just fine because power drain is related to number of devices. 3 year warranty big name maker. I run a 65 inch TV computer ps4 and Nintendo switch modem router and repeater and USB plug ins for charging game controllers and a smart watch. It handles these things with grace. If you want bang for buck and don't have a huge stand by voltage need I would say there is nothing better.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good Battery Backup

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    r00000000b
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    This is a great backup for any electronic goods that may be sensitive to abrupt power outages. I typically use the battery backup for computers, or electronics, that use non-SSD hard drives. This battery backup should give you enough juice to power down . your devices in a black/brown out. In the case of those events, the unit will make a buzzing/hum sounds. I haven't had to shut down my devices due to black out, but I can tell the battery backup kicks in during brown outs because of the buzzing/hum sounds. If you want to support devices that consume more power, just buy a unit that has a larger VA capacity.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great battery back-up/surge protector

    Posted
    DrgnFlySha
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    This is the third one of these we have purchased for our home for different locations in our home. They work great! We lose power sometimes due to winter storms and this unit gives you plenty of time to shut down your computer or tv properly when it happens. There are plenty of outlets on the unit, some are connected to the battery back-up feature and some are just surge protector outlets, so there is a variety to chose from. This is definitely worth the investment, not that expensive, and protects your valuable equipment! Great product, serves us well, great price!

    I would recommend this to a friend

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      Dear DrgnFlySha, Thank you for leaving great review. We're glade you had a great experience with this product.

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    CyberPower 950VA UPS

    Posted
    FLTechie
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    Bought the CyberPower 950VA battery backup after returning a failed APC 900VA UPS. If you research that APC model, you will see many failures reported. It has a poor design and mine failed after 1 week. Best Buy was awsome and I traded it in for the CyberPower unit. This one has more capacity, was about $10 less expensive AND, it has not failed! I would give it a 5 star rating but I've only had it in use for about a month.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Absolute necessity

    Posted
    john
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    Decided it was more than a good idea to have the TV, tuner, STB, etc protected by a decent UPS. Recently had a power failure and the STB took longer to come back online than the power outage itself so this purchase was a no-brainer. Previous experience with both APC and Cyberpower products and so far, I like the CP better. We'll see in the long run but this particular unit fills the bill for now. Probably never have another outage...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good protection, Good battery life.

    Posted
    SamLee
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    Had a power outage lately. The devices connected to the power UPS didn't suffer from it. It gave them about 1.3h of life until the battery gave up. The whole package is not bad. Nice features (USB Power Sources) targeting the new technologies (ChromeCast, Roku, Amazon Stick) requiring USB power. Good computer interface with all information displayed. Indeed recommending it for others!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Secure home systems w/battery backup!

    Posted
    Jaded
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    I find this battery backup surge protector multifunctional. Not only does it secure and protect my computer & TV system but if the power goes off, it also doubles as a battery backup with USB ports to charge our cell phones and other devices. The quality & price was the lowest and very reasonable. Plus, through Best Buy rewards, a $5 reward dollars was earned towards my next purchase!

    I would recommend this to a friend

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      Dear DrgnFlySha, Thank you for leaving great review. We're glade you had a great experience with this product.

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Buy

    Posted
    Kahuken
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    I was getting tired of losing wifi signal every single time we had a power outage or even a brownout. Nowadays with all the smart gadgets it seem that wifi is imperative. So this backup keeps me going when other stuff goes off. Haven't had it a real long time? But long enough to know that it works without issues. I believe this item is worth the money!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good product

    Posted
    John
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    It's a big black box that has a lot of plugs, a couple of USB ports and a battery back up. I have not had the opportunity to need the back up, so I can't comment on that aspect. One great feature is the plug spacing, which takes into account the large transformer plugs that come with some equipment. You can plug those in without sacrificing additional plugs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for Power Interuptions

    Posted
    papagoosebob
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    Over the past couple of months the power has been cutting out due to storms or a faulty transformer per FPL. I work at home and rely on my internet connections. With the power cutting out and causing my cable model and router to reboot, I would loose hours of work. Since I installed this backup unit, I can stay connected which is a big plus for me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    great battery backup

    Posted
    john
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    This is a great battery backup, It will run my server, modem and router for up to 30 minutes. I have a lot of brown outs and short power failures where I'm at and this battery backup keeps my expensive electronics from getting fried. The battery backup is well worth the price for the peace of mind and protection it provides.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great UPS

    Posted
    BestBuyer
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    This is a great compact UPS with a lot of useful features. Not only does it have 12 outlets (6 with battery backup, 6 with surge protection only), but they are oriented so that they can all be used with power adapters (including four that will accommodate over-sized adapters). It also has two USB 2.4A chargers that will work with phones and tablets.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Perfect to mantain internet during power failure.

    Posted
    Jetman
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    Bought this unit to keep internet DSL modem and WiFi router up during power failures. It works fine for this. The only issue I have with it is the way the plugs are oriented. When plugging in some power bricks they cover adjacent plugs. This would be a problem if you need to plug in more then a couple of power bricks.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Replacement!

    Posted
    Neilyum
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    My CyberPower model 650 just conked out on me, and I needed a quick replacement. Luckily, I bought this 950 as not only a replacement but as an upgrade. Now I have more slots to fill! :-) Also, as a nice twist, my old 650 was still under warranty SO I'm getting a free replacement from them in the mail! :-)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Repeat Purchase

    Posted
    Dismomrke
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    I had to purchase this battery to replace the model before this one because a lightning strike got it. It protects our main TV, internet box, DVD player and Apple TV box. Our friends live less than a mile away and the same strike took out 3 TVs and a Home phone. No amount of money can replace the piece of mind this battery gives me!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Allows time to complete work and to shut down

    Posted
    Dela
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    We have frequent power outages and an expensive computer. This battery backup allows us to shut down the computer plus it has 2 USB slots, 4 protected plugins, extra unprotected plugins that we use to charge phones, etc. and it is low profile and fits on the desk next to the computer and printer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Reliable + silent mode = excellent

    Posted
    JimF
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    We live in a rural area with constant brief outages so we have 4 different UPS units for all various equipment. Over time we've replaced all our APC untis with Cyberpower. They've been more reliable and we really appreciate the silent mode as the beeping is irritating and our dog hates it even more.

    I would recommend this to a friend