Question Kstar UA200 (2000v/1200w) UPS fan always on and noisy at that

bebotette

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Please help me understand what's going on with my UPS.
This is the product link: https://www.kstar.com/LineInteractiveUPS/10162.jhtml. I got the 2000v/1200w model.


It's just annoying that the fan gets very loud (I didn't measure, but annoying loud), louder than my system unit fans.

I know its primary job is to cool down its own system, but I'm living in a climate with approx 16-28deg celsius. I don't think that's hot. And it's in an open space.

The fan turns on by random. sometimes when I'm in the middle of playing a game, sometimes during idle, and sometimes even when I just turn on my PC after hours of sleep.

Yes, it turns off but itself too, but probably after more than an hour or more. I also try to touch it, sometimes it's on even when it's not that warm at all!

I also have that good habit of turning off UPS when not in use for hours.

No power fluctuations lately as well. I just bought this like 2-3months ago.

Is there something I could do with this fan? it's just loud and I don't like it.

Thanks for your help.
 

Lutfij

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Can you please state the specs to your build and what's tethered to the UPS? You could look into swapping the fan out for one made by Noctua but I think there might be dust or debris build up inside the UPS if it's been in use for a while. Could you elaborate on where the UPS is located and how it's receiving air to cool the innards? Pictures would help us two fold.
 

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