UPS full form is Uninterruptible Power Supply
John Hanley introduced the UPS in 1934. When your primary source of power is cut off, UPS will continue giving the same amount of power to keep the devices running. UPS is mostly powered by batteries that are previously charged when the primary source of electricity is available. UPS are mostly used along with computers to prevent the sudden loss of power to the systems. It buys you time to save all your unsaved work and then shut off the computer. After knowing UPS Full Form let us see more details about it .
Depending on the capacity of UPS you will get the emergency power supply. The more the battery capacity, the more the time you get an uninterruptible power supply. Not only emergency power supply but UPS also has some other benefits such as voltage spike control, frequency stabilization. You can also monitor the power supply using the UPS.
There are two major UPS types, Standby UPS and online UPS. Standby UPS or power supply works offline. These UPS will not be connected to the computer always. Only when it detects the power shut off it will get activated in milliseconds and the power from the UPS battery will go to the computer. Cost-effective and most small offices use this UPS model in all their computers.
Online UPS provides you with a continuous power supply and is connected to your computer even when the primary power source is active. When the power is shut off there will be no interruption in the power supply for the computer. But this model UPS is a bit costly and used only in places where it is really necessary.
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