why the older model is better (CS 350)
This is the older model designed to work with older (windows XP)software. It has less online bells and whistles when compared to newer models but I find it invaluable to protect my older electronics during brownouts and blackouts. It also has less of a chance of getting fried than the newer mdels.
Thanks to a friend I've gotten a dozen APC and Tripp-Lite UPS devices from a company upgrading its electonic protection. Of all the devices I've used, the CS 350 (APCs) have all worked with a replacement battery and have held out for most of this summer - one of them is going through a 2nd, hot and humid summer with the same battery.
If you don't mind getting older models that need new batteries, these are good deals. And if you're not putting your computers, laptops, networking equipment, cable TV boxes on these, you're in for one hell of a repair bill. The cost of repairing one of your valuable boxes will pay for itself by getting 2 or 3 CS 350s and putting them up around the house. Do the math1Read full review
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: Pre-owned