We’ve separated 5 tips to help you when it’s time to buy the uninterruptible power supply UPS (เครื่องสำรองไฟ ups, which is the term in Thai) that best meets your needs.
How much power do I need for my UPS?
To calculate the power, the following calculation must be made: Add the power in watts of the equipment to be connected to it and multiply the result by 1.2. Add a margin of 20% to 30% more to consider any additional appliances that are used. You will thus have the power that your UPS should have to meet your needs.
What about the voltage?
It may sound silly, but be sure to check the voltage of the UPS you are considering buying, as not all models are by volt, i.e. suitable for either 110V or 220V.
Consider the time of autonomy
One of the advantages of using UPS is that they have batteries capable of providing the power needed in the event of a power outage. Each model has a different autonomy, so it is advisable to check how long it is possible to work without electric light in place.
Conventional vs. Intelligent
There are two types of UPS: the conventional one, which is enough for most individual users and the smart one, which has a chip capable of managing the operation of networks through control software. This version can preserve the operation of the server when the end of the autonomy of your batteries is near.
Choose a trusted brand
Another aspect that may seem obvious, but is disregarded by many when it comes to choosing the UPS, is the technical assistance – service offered by the major manufacturers. As it is a security device, the last thing you need is a malfunctioning UPS and moreover with no satisfactory technical assistance, is it? So choose carefully and invest in quality equipment for your computer structure.