Tripp Lite SMART1500LCDT – Possibly the Best UPS Reviewed for 2022
Tripp Lite SMART1500LCDT is a mid-range line-interactive UPS tower catering to home and office applications. It is an ideal candidate for providing redundant power supply to most computing and office equipment.
- Surge Protection for AC and Data Lines
- 10 Minutes Run Time @ Half Load
- Multi-function LCD Screen
- User Replaceable Batteries
- Automatic Voltage Regulation
- 36 Months Warranty
- Battery Recharge Time could be faster
- Software and Manual Have to be Downloaded
- Cooling fans can be noisy
- Not Rack Mountable
If you are sourcing for battery backup surge protectors that offer a run time of more than 2 minutes even at full load (900W) which is more than enough for doing graceful shutdowns, Tripp Lite SMART1500LCDT is an ideal candidate for you.
Tripp Lite SMART1500LCDT is a mid-range line-interactive UPS tower model that has been in the marketplace for almost a decade.
In this review, we deep-dive into how SMART1500LCDT holds up against the important aspects of UPS system:
- run time and load capacity
- LCD display functions
- surge protection and voltage regulation features
- notification and management options
- backup battery recharge time
Be sure to finish reading this in-depth review of SMART1500LCDT to find if this battery backup device is worth every penny in helping you minimize the harmful effects of power outages that could potentially cause data loss and unexpected downtimes.
Pro Buying Tips
If you are not a heavy power user of many power-hungry electronics and appliances, Tripp Lite SMART1500LCDT (10 minutes run time at half-load) is able to outlast many power outages while providing a graceful shutdown to your prized electrical and electronic equipment.
This powerful line-interactive Tower UPS is most suitable for both office and home use.
And with its Automatic Voltage Regulation feature, power sags and harmful transient voltages will be a thing of the past.
Best of all, Tripp Lite backups this 1500va UPS comes with a 3 years warranty.
Tripp Lite SMART1500LCDT – Core Features
10 Minutes Run Time at 450W Load
Even at half load, this UPS tower provides up to 10 minutes’ worth of power to help the connected device perform a graceful shutdown in order to prevent potential hardware damage and data loss.
Automatic Voltage Regulation
The AVR features help prevent draining of battery life caused by all sorts of harmful transients and power sags and overvoltages, etc. It corrects and regulates incoming power sources for proper consumption by connected equipment.
Multi-functional LCD Screen
The LCD Screen provides loads of useful information you probably never know about your power
All-rounded Surge Protection
Besides providing surge protection for AC power outlets, SMART1500LCDT provides protection for phone, network and coaxial lines too.
User-replaceable Batteries (2 x RBC51)
Replacement batteries ( 2 of them) can be purchased online after several years of normal usage and in my opinion, replacement batteries are not expensive and are hot-swappable.
UPS Power Management
Managing and configuring this UPS can be done via PowerAlert software or by using the large multi-functional LCD screen.
Battery Recharge Time
Battery recharge time for SMART1500LCDT is at 8 hours from 10% to 90%. This is almost twice as long compared to 4.5 hours for SMART1500LCD model. If you need fast battery recharge, SMART1500LCD hybrid model might be the one for you.
3 years Warranty
Besides a 36 months warranty, this Tower UPS backs it up with $250,000 insurance.
- Output Volt Amp Capacity: 1500 VA
- UPS Type: Line-Interactive
- Form Factor: Tower
- Output Watt Capacity: 900 Watts
- Output AC Waveform: Sine Wave
- Battery Type: Valve Regulated Lead Acid
- Half-load Runtime: 10 minutes (450 watts)
- Battery Recharge Duration: 10% to 90% < 8 hours
- Joules Rating: 650 J
- Warranty: 3 years limited warranty