Considering a UPS replacement or expansion? It's the perfect time to rethink your uninterruptible power supply. Mitsubishi Electric provides project planning and installation support when you need to replace your UPS.
Regular maintenance and battery replacement will extend the life and performance of your uninterruptible power supply. However, even the best constructed and maintained UPS will reach the end of its lifecycle eventually.
Read on to learn more about why and when you may need to update your UPS and how Mitsubishi Electric can help.
Why Replace Your UPS
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For the first three-to-five years, proper UPS maintenance - along with battery replacement around years five, ten, and fifteen - is all you should need to keep things running smoothly. If you're not sure whether you need a UPS upgrade, expansion or replacement, Mitsubishi Electric can help!
Our project planning and management team can review your company's needs, while our engineers consider your current UPS specs. We'll pull all of this together to make a recommendation for you as to whether or not we feel we can upgrade your UPS with a retrofit or expansion, or if it's time for a new system.
Even with proper maintenance, you could still benefit from an earlier-than-planned upgrade. If your UPS has not yet reached end of life, but new, advanced technologies offer improved performance or needed capabilities currently not achievable, it may be worth upgrading your UPS ahead of your typical replacement schedule.
There are three main reasons for a retrofit –
If capacity is your main concern, you may be able to add on rather than replace your UPS.
Many of our UPS products are designed to be modular, so you can add on or disconnect additional power supply units as needed to support your critical load and runtime requirements.
After 10 years, you may be due for a UPS replacement. While Mitsubishi Electric UPS have a life expectancy of 15-20 years, it’s wise to have a thorough check completed at 10 (10-15 years is the approximate end of the UPS product lifecycle, though well maintained systems may be able to last longer).
You’ll also likely discover a number of advancements since you last evaluated a UPS – we can help you sort through the changes and pick the best UPS replacement for your company’s requirements.
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When to Replace Your UPS
While a UPS can last up to 20 years, we recommend evaluating a UPS replacement every 10 years. We can access performance and determine what's needed to maintain or improve your UPS.
Don't wait until your system fails to consider a new one.
See where your system is within its lifecycle.
Keep your critical power infrastructure performing efficiently and prepared for emergencies.
We consider a number of factors:
Mitsubishi Electric can support your UPS replacement with advanced technologies and capabilities through fully certified installation and maintenance. A successful onsite UPS upgrade, retrofit, or replacement requires thorough evaluation, careful planning, experience and responsiveness.
Our wide variety of project planning and onsite services ensure the shutdown, upgrade, replacement and restart of components in critical power systems are performed rapidly, correctly, and smoothly.