Step 1.Choose load items
This PowerShield UPS Sizing Guide will help you select the correct UPS for your power protection needs with the following steps
  • Step 1: Select a device category from above.
  • Step 2: Add devices to Step 2 to build a load profile. Delete items with the red X or edit with the blue cog.
  • Step 3: Select a UPS with the desired battery backup time and case style.
  • Step 4: Consider the questions on where and how the UPS will be used.
  • Step 5: The selected UPS will show the basic specs, docs and related accessories.
  • PDF Summary Button: Click this button opens a PDF summary of your selections. This can be saved as a reference.
All devices are calculated at 0.7PF Select a category
Step 2. Confirm load items list...
D E Device VA dvcat ed0 ed1 ed2 ed3 ed4 ed5 ed6 ed7 ed8 ed9 ed10 ed11 ed12 ed13 ed14 ed15 ed16 ed17 ed18 ed19
Total VA Load:0 VA

The following buttons can be used to download the current list of loads to a file or upload a previously saved load list. Please use unmodified htm files to prevent unexpected results.
Download Load List to file: 
Upload file to Load List: 
Step 3. Consider these questions before selecting a UPS in Step 4

Important! All calculations are a guide and are based on the basic information provided. This calculator does not take into consideration additional conditions or high inrush currents that are specific to the electrical load and the site such as, electrical motors or laser printers. All special conditions should be discussed with a PowerShield engineer.
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Step 4. Select a UPS to view in step 5
Load = 0 VA
UPS Case Part No. UPS Series UPS Rating UPS Style Minutes Retail
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Step 5. Chosen UPS and optional features
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Your solution part numbers and PDFs
PowerShield Qty Description Retail pdf
Electrical Loads
UPS Solution Part Numbers