So many people live with the misconception that their home internet service goes down anytime the power goes out in their homes. The truth is that this is rarely the case. Of course, you need to supply power to your modem and your Wi-Fi router in order to connect to the internet, and therein lies the problem. What you need is an APC Back-UPS Pro 1000VA UPS Battery Backup. Just plug your modem and router (and computer and smartphone, when you need to) into the UPS, and plug the UPS into your wall outlet. You’ll have an always-ready battery backup to keep all your gear connected to the internet anytime your power goes out.
Here are some details from the product page:
- 1000VA / 600W Battery Backup Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
- 8 Total Outlets: 4 Outlets provide UPS Battery Power Backup and Surge Protection; 4 Outlets offer Surge Protection Only
- Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR) maintains safe voltage conditions without using backup battery power
- When the power goes out, an APC battery backup with surge protection provides guaranteed power for computers, external hard-drives and other electronics, including your wireless router so you can maintain a network connection for your IoT devices when you need it most!
Or if you’re looking for a less expensive option just to keep your modem and router on, check out the CyberPower CP685AVR.
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