Intex Protector 725 600va UPS Product Review
Build and Design: The Intex Protector 725 600va UPS is a compact tower mode UPS of 4.2kg which makes it a bit heavy.
There are three output sockets in the back which ensures the usage of three different appliances at the same time. In the front there is the power button and a led indicator.
Type: This UPS is a line-interactive model which consists of a single bidirectional converter that connects the batteries to the load with buck and boost enabled feature which allows the load to be supplied from the mains by providing a low and high voltage mode of operation.
Capacity and Power: The UPS comes with a high capacity of 600VA (Volt-ampere) or 360 Watts with a power input of 230 Volts, it can deliver an output voltage at 230 Volts.
It also has the Buck and boost function with Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR) for enhanced performance and battery life with excellent microprocessor control guarantees high reliability.
Battery Backup: This has a single unit 12V/7Ah rechargeable and replaceable battery which provides a backup of 10-15 minutes.
The recharging time is of 6 hours to 90% after complete discharge. The battery also has off mode charging and cold start function.
Warranty: This UPS comes with a warranty of 1year on the battery and 2 years on the UPS. No physical damage and only manufacturing defects are covered in this warranty where the consumer has to contact the customer care or service centre for any technical issue.
Additional features: This UPS comes with Off-mode charging, auto restart feature while AC is recovering and cold start feature as additional features.
It has alarms for Low Battery,Fault,Battery Mode and Overload Alarm. The battery also has indicators for AC mode and battery mode which are Green lighting and Green flashing respectively.
- A good UPS in a budget range with an option to use three gadgets at a time.
- It has the feature of auto shutdown when no load is connected making it more attractive.
- It has the cold start feature which makes it more attractive with the auto restart feature while AC is recovering.
- The UPS has a weight of 4.2 kg which makes it quite heavy and less convenient to carry it throughout.
- The battery backup is not for a long period of time, so it must be used wisely and the power output is not quite high.
- The time to recharge the battery is too long.
The Intex Protector 725 600va UPS is a good value for money UPS in a budget ranging from Rs. 2000 to 3000 but it has a decent capacity and output power. It also has many other attractive additional features which make it worth the price. One can consider this UPS keeping in mind the recharging time and the little heavy weight of the gadget.