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Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS

550 VA/300 WDesktop 0.28 Hour - 8 x NEMA 5-15R - Surge-protected

Reg. Price $114.99
Our Price $83.11
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Green UPS protects PCs from blackouts, brownouts and surges and saves up to $50 annually on energy costs!
3 built-in ECO outlets automatically power off accessories when computer is not in use; 99% efficient
USB communication port works with free PowerAlert software for unattended automatic shutdown
550VA/300W power capacity; 8 outlets (4 UPS/Surge; 4 Surge-only) and tel/DSL; 10-minute, 1/2-load runtime
$100k Ultimate Lifetime Insurance; 3-year warranty

SKU
TRPECO550UPS
Manufacturer
Tripp Lite
Manufacturer Part Number
ECO550UPS
Brand Name
Tripp Lite
Product Type
Standby UPS
Product Series
ECO
Limited Warranty
3 Year
Color
Black
Form Factor
Desktop
Weight (Approximate)
6.60 lb
Alarm
Overload
USB
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS
Green Compliant
Yes
Recycled
No
Input Voltage
110 V AC
Output Voltage
120 V AC
Cord Length
6 ft
Plug/Connector Type
NEMA 5-15P
Protection Type
EMI / RFI
Receptacles
8 x NEMA 5-15R
Battery Life
6 Year

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Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS
 
4.4

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (3)

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87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Does what is says it will

I bought this UPS for my computer to protect it from power outages, to provide protection so that I could power the computer down when we lose power.

This product has 4...Read complete review

I bought this UPS for my computer to protect it from power outages, to provide protection so that I could power the computer down when we lose power.

This product has 4 outlets that are backed up with the battery and 4 that are surge-protected only (8 outlets total). I plug my computer/phone/modem/router into the backed up outlets. The 4 outlets are a bit too close together, though two of the 4 are spaced farther apart than the other two (but still not quite far enough). As a result, I had to be a little creative as to how to fit each plug in, as some plugs are bulkier than others.

The 4 surged-protected plugs are also energy saving and will power down when the computer is not in use. This feature works on my UPS, but I don't know that I really care that much about it and doubt it saves that much energy.

When the power goes out, the UPS beeps a loud, annoying beep that can not be shut off unless you power off the whole unit (which I do after I shut down the computer). There is a power button on the unit to shut down the UPS when there is a power outage. I suppose the beep is there to alert users of a power outage so they can go shut down the computer, but I don't need an alert and really wouldn't like one in the middle of the night. I wish there were a way to shut this feature off.

Overall, this is a good product and does what I wanted it to. I've had it for over three years, working just as it did the first day. I only wish that the outlets would be spaced father apart and that I could have more control over the beeping when there is a power outage.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not happy with this product

First I want to say I LOVE TRIPPLITE products, always have however after purchasing quite a few of these little guys at one time and installing them at our users desks I have to...Read complete review

First I want to say I LOVE TRIPPLITE products, always have however after purchasing quite a few of these little guys at one time and installing them at our users desks I have to say I am not happy. More than 20% of them seemed to fail at the job they are supposed to do. With just a basic computer and a monitor plugged into the Battery Backup outlets some of the units would start to beep only after a day or two of being installed. I made sure the units were installed according to the instructions and still had this happen. For some which seemed to be working properly, during a power outage the users machines immediately turned off. I had our maintenance guy check the outlets and they checked out fine. I installed a different model and sometimes brand for those same users and not issues. Unfortunately, where our office is located, we have power outages quite often. With that said, it has not negatively impacted my love of Tripplite, just this product.

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5.0

Great product!

By Rachel

from Pueblo, CO

Verified Buyer

Comments about Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS:

I bought this to protect an expensive computer. It came with simple set up instructions, and registering the warranty was also very easy to do. I absolutely love the fact that I now have 8 outlets available to me at my desk instead of the two outlets I was dealing with before. I have easy access to my computer, desk lamp and several phone/ipod chargers without having to crawl around on the floor to find the wall outlet.

I bought this towards the end of June and it has already proven itself when it comes to protecting my computer. My house has poor electrical wiring so sometimes someone using the vacuum in the hallway will create a surge. The power surged and everything at my desk remained perfectly intact and continued running. I am very happy with this product!

 
5.0

120 volt 550VA UPS.

By Denny

from Oregon Coast

Verified Buyer

Comments about Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS:

We have a lot of power blinks 1-2 second duration. Ive built and sold PC;s for over 20 years so I can't stress how damaging these short power blinks can be to a Computer. So far my Tripp lite UPS has proved to be a PC saver! The second one I bought for my nephew who lives in the same area here has stopped the problem of me resetting up his blue screen crashed Computer. I have tried different brands and I believe Tripp Lite to be more dependable.

 
4.0

Abundance of outlets

By Campusbob

from Patterson NY

Verified Buyer

Comments about Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS:

Helped to fit a lot of small, low usage devices on a single outlet. With plenty of backup time to last for a short power outage. If your using it on devices not using a computer you may have to check if it's compatible from the start.
One odd thing... How to shut it off independent of it doing it on it own!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very satisfied

By Di in Florida

from Undisclosed

Comments about Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS:

I've been extremely happy with my ECO550 UPS. It hs never failed me during any of the relatively rare and relatively brief (usually under ten minutes) power outages where I live. I would be pleased to recommend it to my friends who need a good, dependable UPS for their computer and peripherals.

 
4.0

Does what is says it will

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS:

I bought this UPS for my computer to protect it from power outages, to provide protection so that I could power the computer down when we lose power.

This product has 4 outlets that are backed up with the battery and 4 that are surge-protected only (8 outlets total). I plug my computer/phone/modem/router into the backed up outlets. The 4 outlets are a bit too close together, though two of the 4 are spaced farther apart than the other two (but still not quite far enough). As a result, I had to be a little creative as to how to fit each plug in, as some plugs are bulkier than others.

The 4 surged-protected plugs are also energy saving and will power down when the computer is not in use. This feature works on my UPS, but I don't know that I really care that much about it and doubt it saves that much energy.

When the power goes out, the UPS beeps a loud, annoying beep that can not be shut off unless you power off the whole unit (which I do after I shut down the computer). There is a power button on the unit to shut down the UPS when there is a power outage. I suppose the beep is there to alert users of a power outage so they can go shut down the computer, but I don't need an alert and really wouldn't like one in the middle of the night. I wish there were a way to shut this feature off.

Overall, this is a good product and does what I wanted it to. I've had it for over three years, working just as it did the first day. I only wish that the outlets would be spaced father apart and that I could have more control over the beeping when there is a power outage.

 
5.0

This product does what it says it does

By Betty

from Undisclosed

Comments about Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS:

I love my Tripp lite. It has saved me lots of money. Where I live we seem to have a lot of blackouts, brownouts, and surges. I have had to replace several computers because of this. Since I got the Tripp Lite My computer shuts down proper and I have had no problems. I would highly recommend this product to any one.

 
4.0

Great Product for Short Outages

By JBush

from Undisclosed

Comments about Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS:

I purchased this product as I have short duration outages (2-5 minutes) all the time at my home. There is rarely a day that I com home and do not see the oven clock flashing due to an outage. The TrippLite ECO UPS is the perfect product to keep my desktop and back-up drive running through these outages. I did not need a large UPS with hours of backup time, just something to make sure that things did not get lost when the power flickered. Thanks TrippLite for making an affodable product for the everyday user!

 
5.0

ExcelLent UPS

By dyant

from Undisclosed

Comments about Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS:

The software is easy to install and it works great. The UPS works great. I have had 3 power failures and a few power surges since I purchased the UPS and it worked great

 
5.0

My EC0550UPS has great features.

By Happy Retiree

from Undisclosed

Comments about Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS:

I have been using my EC0550UPS for about 15 months and really appreciate it's dependability. It gives me plenty of time to allow a smooth shutdown after a power outage. I would reccomend this unit as a very good investment in backup power systems.

 
1.0

Not happy with this product

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Tripp Lite 550VA Desktop UPS:

First I want to say I LOVE TRIPPLITE products, always have however after purchasing quite a few of these little guys at one time and installing them at our users desks I have to say I am not happy. More than 20% of them seemed to fail at the job they are supposed to do. With just a basic computer and a monitor plugged into the Battery Backup outlets some of the units would start to beep only after a day or two of being installed. I made sure the units were installed according to the instructions and still had this happen. For some which seemed to be working properly, during a power outage the users machines immediately turned off. I had our maintenance guy check the outlets and they checked out fine. I installed a different model and sometimes brand for those same users and not issues. Unfortunately, where our office is located, we have power outages quite often. With that said, it has not negatively impacted my love of Tripplite, just this product.

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