ups system knowledge base

Offline UPS Systems

The offline UPS System is the simplest UPS System technology, providing basic levels of power protection.

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Line Interactive UPS Systems

Line Interactive UPS Systems provide a degree of voltage regulation providing an additional benefit over offline types, however note the choice of inverter.

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Online Double Conversion UPS Systems

Online UPS Systems provide the highest levels of power protection but they are the most inefficient and loud making them unsuitable for some applications.

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Choice of UPS Inverter

Certain UPS System technologies are only suitable for certain applications. Your choice of UPS inverter depends upon what you are wanting to protect.

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Working Out UPS Power Requirement

A guide to working out what the minimum rating of UPS System is required for your load.

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UPS Runtime

UPS runtime is all to do with the battery capacity and the load level. Beware misleading runtime information.

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10 Point Guide to UPS System Selection

This 10 Point Guide to UPS System Selection guides you through almost everything you need to know when choosing a suitable battery backup solution.

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9 Power Quality Problems and How to Avoid Them

There are 9 recognised power quality problems. Here we look at what they are and how we can avoid them. 1. Power Cut A total loss of the utility supply. One of the most recognised power quality problems. Caused by circuit trips, blown fuses, road works, faults etc. Solved with any UPS as long as...

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