Quiet computer UPS

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I'm considering adding battery power for the Flex, ala Howard's suggestions for building a quiet station.  That will take care of the radio and give me emergency backup there, but I'd like to add a UPS to the computer that would keep it alive as well in the event of a power failure, at least long enough for me to drag out the generator and throw the transfer switch.  Can anyone recommend a computer UPS that doesn't generate any RF hash?
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Rick Hadley - W0FG

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Dave -- W7IWW

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Have been using this one without any issues whatsoever.

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David Warnberg

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Rick, I'll second the APC that Dave mentioned.. I've got 2 APC's in the house and zero issues with either of them.
I have the APC XS-1300 in the shack

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Dan -- KC4GO

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I also have APC, and just in mode charging or at idle I don't see any RF noise. I'm not sure that in the backup mode RF Noise is important as we would normal be in the process of shutting down. There are 4 Backup UPS Pro 1500 and a couple of smaller units.
We use them on Computers and Home entertainment. Plus one in the closet with all the small server and all my network gear is.
In Florida it's as much as a buffer between my equipment and power surges as anything. Lighting capital of North America.
Over the years I have tried less known, expensive brands and found many issues with service, software support for shutdown etc... I'll Stick with APC.
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David Warnberg

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Yes, we always have that added excitement of having a lightning rod up in the air in the lightning capitol of north america... gotta love Florida