What is UPS and Types of UPS

Definition of “Uninterruptible Power Supply”.  UPS is a device that provides temporary power supply to computer should the electricity fail and it protects the data on the computer from being if the power source is lost. When power fail or fluctuation occurs, a UPS intercepts the fluctuation so that it doesn't damage your personal computer. It enables you to shut down the computer properly to avoid without losing or lost any data. Generally, UPS can provide the computer power for 5 to 20 minutes depending on different types of models.

UPS basically three types:

(1) Online UPS
(2) Offline (Standby) UPS
(3) Line-Interactive UPS

Different Types of UPS with Pictures

Online UPS

Offline (Standby) UPS

Line-Interactive UPS


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