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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Power Quality Problems and Solutions

There are 9 recognised power quality problems. Here we look at what they are and how we can protect against them.   Problem Description Solution 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. Obviously anything...

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