Does Your UPS Battery Need to be Changed?

A common situation we find here at Power Shield are customers that call us once their UPS starts beeping after many years of use (warning that their battery needs replacing). Many are often surprised when we inform them that their battery has a life cycle. The fact is, a UPS is dependent on the battery […]

The Best UPS For Most Gamers

Losing data is never a good scenario. When power goes out not only can you lose data, but equipment can be damaged once the power returns. Adding a PowerShield Defender 1600 UPS to your build offers you the ability to not only save your game and shut down your machine, but will protect you against surges […]

The PowerShield family comes together!

We’ve brought the whole family to the party today at PowerShield for our new catalogue and video shoot. Looking sharp! Our new catalogue is well under way and bringing our full range of products together was exciting to see. We will keep you updated as we get closer to our release date!

PowerShield – In and Out of the Water!

Both in and out of the water PowerShield are having an impact at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre in Queensland. Malcolm Levin, Sales and Marketing Director for PowerShield, recently competed successfully at the Master’s National Swim meet. Swimmers from all around the country, as well as Papua New Guinea, attended this event. Malcolm anchored the […]

Does Size Matter when it comes to a UPS?

Regardless of what UPS you use, you will have less than 10 minutes to shut down equipment should your power fail. The power that a UPS is able to produce depends on it’s VA rating. This alone, however, will not determine how much power you will get out of the unit. Rather, how much equipment […]

What Should You Look For In A Surge Protector?

Whilst UPSs guard against over and under voltages, surge boards are limited to only guarding against over voltages, specifically spikes and surges. A good surge protector will quickly clamp, not allowing the spike to reach your equipment, keeping it safe. Most surge boards are self-sacrificing meaning that they will fail to work after absorbing a […]

Surge Protector vs Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)?

Most people are aware of the damage that even low fluctuations in power can cause in electrical equipment, but what is the best option for protection? A UPS guards against both under and over voltages. Power boards only protect against spikes and surges (quick over voltages). A surge protector may well be all that you […]

What Are The Chances of A Lightening Strike..?

According to Australian Geographic, Australians have about one in 1.6 million chance of physically getting struck by lightening, but its safe to say most people are aware that a massive surge of electricity can kill valuable electronic equipment in a literal flash. It’s not only the surges that are a concern however, just the common […]

I want to Purchase an Australian UPS; Does Power Shield have Local Distributors?

Power Shield is an independent firm which is currently the largest manufacturer of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems as well as power filtration devices. All of our products have been designed keeping in mind the requirements of Australians and Australian conditions. Apart from UPS systems, we also manufacture power filtering devices and other accessories such […]

Why is an Uninterruptible Power Supply or UPS Necessary?

Voltage surges or unexpected fluctuations in voltage, blackouts, and brownouts can have adverse effects on the life of equipment that runs on electricity; they can short-circuit, burn-out or result in component malfunction. An uninterruptible power supply system (UPS) protects electrical equipment from blackouts and voltage fluctuations. It also ensures that the equipment receives steady voltage. […]