Upgrade your gaming with an Eaton UPS
Blackouts don’t need to mean game over.
Whether you’ve just spent your time leveling up, defeating the boss, or collecting new loot, the last thing you want is to lose this progress. All of your hard work, time, and efforts are wasted as the power goes out. Queue frustration, anger, and a feeling of having wasted your time.
Particularly common in winter, blackouts cause interruptions to your power supply that can last anywhere from a couple of minutes to several hours to several hours. These blackouts can come from factors like extreme weather, the energy crisis, and the high demand for power. The risk of blackouts is becoming ever more prevalent with factors like these becoming more and more prominent. If this hits, say goodbye to all the progress you’ve made in your game and prepare yourself to start back from square one.
However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Whilst you can’t prevent blackouts from happening, you can be prepared to counter them. With an Eaton UPS added to your setup, you can continue your fun no matter what is happening around you.
What is a UPS?
A UPS, or Uninterruptible Power Supply, provides backup power to your electronic equipment in the event of a power outage.
If a blackout or power outage occurred whilst you were gaming, your UPS would switch from the mains to its batteries instead, keeping your device alive. Depending on how long the power outage lasts, this backup power could keep your devices running for long enough to continue playing until the power returns. In the case of long lasting blackouts, the extra run time you get from the UPS will give you a chance to save your game and protect your progress.
If you like to play with friends, your UPS can also be connected to your router to keep you online.
What UPS is best for gaming?
Good news! Eaton is one of the lead providers of UPS and has multiple high-quality and reliable options to choose from. Our top picks for gamers are:
Eaton’s 3S Gen2 UPS range provides affordable and reliable surge and power protection for your electronics. This is the perfect option for desktop computers, wireless networks, gaming consoles, and other critical equipment.
- Prevent damage from lightning strikes or accidental grid surge
- Protect your Internet gateways
- Compact and appealing design
- USB ports compatible with any mobile device
- IEC outlet models available
- Quality of service (QoS)
- Compliant with IEC 61643-11 international standard
- Protect your equipment from overload
- Remotely control your devices
- Overcurrent protection
- 4 output voltages compatible with any critical applications
- 4 output connector types to adapt your equipment requirements
- Easy to read LED indicator
- Cold-start function
- Doubles as a battery bank
- Compact and silent
Designed to protect workstations with demanding applications, the Ellipse PRO is a high performance, surge-protection device that complies with IEC 61643 standards. Key features include an LCD display for real-time status and measurements, EcoControl power outlets, and Advanced Surge Reduction.
- LCD screen display
- Easy configuration of UPS settings
- Automatically disables peripherals
- Can cut energy consumption by 20%
- Easy to install
- Batteries automatically test themselves
- Easy-to-replace batteries
More Eaton Products Available from Comms Express:
Eaton Ellipse ECO | Eaton Ellipse PRO | Eaton 3S Mini UPS | Eaton 5P | Eaton 5S | Eaton 5SC | Eaton 5PX Gen2 UPS | Eaton 9PX | Eaton 9SX | Eaton UPS Comms Cards | Eaton Warranty Services | Eaton UPS services | Eaton 3S Gen2 UPS | Eaton PDUs | Eaton Rack REC Series | Eaton Rack Accessories
If you require any further information on these or any other products that we stock here at Comms Express, please do not hesitate to contact our team who will be only too happy to help.
Until next time…