Power cut! Now there is nothing to worry about when you have UPS at your end. With Uninterrupted power supply there is no issues about power cut as one gets continuous power supply from UPS system.
Now if you are working in your computer, you do not have to worry about as UPS is there to provide you temporary power back up to the computer.
UPS battery is the heart of UPS system, which is a device that allows a computer to keep running for at least a short time when the primary power source is lost. It also provides protection from power surges.
UPS provides uninterrupted power supply is primarily used to provide backup power source to important desktop computer hardware components.
In most cases those pieces of hardware includes the main computer housing and the monitor but other devices can be plugged into UPS for backup power as well based on size of UPS.
UPS also act as power conditioners by ensuring that the electricity flowing to the terminal and other accessories of the computer is free from drops or surges. If a computer is not receiving a consistent flow of electricity then there are chances of damage and break down.
UPS devices are available in many sizes and shapes based on the needs and requirements of the user. But most common shape is the rectangular and free standing, made to sit in floor alongside the computer. The batteries are rechargeable and are often replaceable providing permanent long term solution of keeping the computer running.
UPS market is growing in recent times. It is very diverse and one can find UPS of varied sizes. The size of the system is based on the usage. A minimum one needs enough juice in the UPS unit to give the computer system enough time to shut down properly.
This is the minimum amount required. If the UPS unit does not have that the capacity to provide back up for the system from the moment power cuts out until the moment it is successfully shut down, you are risking damage to machine and loss of the data unsaved. Such UPS batteries are of no use.
There has been tremendous change in UPS market arena and new generation of noiseless power generation, UPS has become a popular gadget in both houses and offices in recent years and this has resulted in huge demand for UPS which has in turn resulted in rising prices of batteries that are having impact on total UPS price.
During summer as there are heavy load shedding, people start purchasing UPS to get power back up and protect themselves from scorching heat. A good UPS battery provides the system long life and features like:
- Ride through capacity
- Hold up time
- Good amount of transfer time
- Robust power handling capacity
- Good backup time
- Orderly shut down
- Proper load shedding and load sequencing
- Proper recharge time