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UPS Overloading?


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Hey Guys,

So I picked up a CyberPower CP1000AVRLCD (1000VA at 600 Watts). All I have plugged into this UPS is just the PC nothing else (no monitor etc) and I keep on getting an overload fault warning alarm.. I'm drawing 186 Watts at Idle, 280 at full load).. Any Idea why this is overloading? Yet I can plug in a couple monitors and keyboard(logitech g19) and a router, sound system.. and it doesnt overload...) Im confused.

Power Supply In my PC: Cooler Master: Silent Pro Gold 1200W

*My assumption was that I could overload this device if I drew 600+ watts.. But i'm not even at 50% load. So i'm confused why its even overloading at all. I'm also drawing under 3 AMPS.. It shows this thing is rated for 12 Amps..

Thanks.
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How did you test to see what the whole computer system is drawing in terms of power?
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I have one of those Energy monitors you plug in. and I used a multimeter to confirm the amperage usage
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blah.. My Power Supply Is Active PCF.. The UPS is not.. my bad..
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