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If it would even work you'd need an inverter. A 2kva ups which is the biggest you get would prolly run it for 10 minutes, assuming the ups can handle the current draw.

 

Rather invest in a generator, it will cost less in the long run.

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Alternatively, if a generator is not an option, consider a Tacx Neo 2. They don't need external power to operate – the only function that you lose is the "downhill freewheel" function which most trainers don't have anyway.

Think the Tacx Bushido can also run without power, if I am not mistaken...

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Alternatively, if a generator is not an option, consider a Tacx Neo 2. They don't need external power to operate – the only function that you lose is the "downhill freewheel" function which most trainers don't have anyway.

 

Yes the Neo works well through a power failure, however make sure you have something to power your fan.  I lasted maybe 10 minutes before I had to get off from overheating.

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Ups can run as long as you want(afford) it .. mine runs the whole house for 24hrs easy..  but to answer your question

 

Check the amp  and volt rating on the power supply , times the them with each other and times with 4hrs to give you a safe 2hr UPS size

 

I'm to lazy to go check mines psu now.

 

Googled it .. its 60w (12v*5A) .. so 2000VA UPS is about 15 hrs in theory (2000/60 ->33hrs *50%) (work on 50% true capacity)

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Ups can run as long as you want(afford) it .. mine runs the whole house for 24hrs easy.. but to answer your question

 

Check the amp and volt rating on the power supply , times the them with each other and times with 4hrs to give you a safe 2hr UPS size

 

I'm to lazy to go check mines psu now.

 

Googled it .. its 60w (12v*5A) .. so 2000VA UPS is about 15 hrs in theory (2000/60 ->33hrs *50%) (work on 50% true capacity)

Running a house for 24 hours is not a ups. That is literally a functional impossibility.
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Ups can run as long as you want(afford) it .. mine runs the whole house for 24hrs easy.. but to answer your question

 

Check the amp and volt rating on the power supply , times the them with each other and times with 4hrs to give you save 2hr ups size

 

I'm to lazy to go check mines psu now.

Hmm. I've got 20Kwh of lifpo batteries, cooking and heating is on gas and water is heated with a heat pump... and I can't run 24 hours on the battery pack. You've either got a very small house or you're only running lights and electronics or you've got one heck of a UPS.
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