Difference On UPS And Inverter
A next to impossible scenario for electronic gadgets to run smoothly is in the absence of electricity. Even fluctuations in it result in extreme damages to devices. Hence, in order to protect the internal circuitry, it is needed to have a constant and ideally never ending power supply. Due to several technical and ambient trade offs, power supplies are cut off at and for irregular period of intervals. It is then when one needs a battery based power supply which could support the device for a significant amount of time. Two widely known solutions to battery based power back up are UPS and inverter. To the end customer, UPS is preferable for computer and its associated peripherals while inverters are used for backing up house appliances like tube light, fans, coolers, televisions etc. This article would detail with the technical and various commercial difference between UPS and Inverter two powers backing up technologies.
1. Decoding Names: UPS, standing for Uninterruptable Power Supply, is an electric circuit (device) which instantly backs up power supply for a gadget. The gadgets works continues to work on smoothly and there is no damage to it. On the other hand, inverter is circuitry which converts AC to DC and stores in the battery. When power supply goes off, that DC power is converted back to AC and is transmitted to the respective electronic gadget.
2. Working Principles: Inverter converts DC power (stored in its battery) to fulfill respective requirements of the devices. It uses relays and sensors to detect when to use DC power, otherwise it charges the battery for DC power.
UPS does the similar task of power supply and is quite similar to inverter’s working in order to supply power. However, UPS monitors the input voltage level and processes it in terms of voltage regulations.
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