Giving Your Computers and Equipment Security: Uninterruptible Power Supply Batteries
Have you ever worked on an important document for work or school, and then suffered from a power outage right as you came towards the tail end of the document? You probably lost most of your effort, did you not? This is a common problem for people across the world. It may not occur all the time, but nearly everyone suffers from some sort of power outage a few times a year if not more. Protecting your computers and other electronic equipment is important. A sudden loss off power that results in the device immediately turning off can be very harmful to your electronics. You should always properly shut them down; and with a UPS battery, you have that option. These batteries are also useful for device protection against power surges, so they serve multiple purposes.
If you suddenly lose power, your computer could power down immediately, without shutting down. This is most common with desktops, instead of laptops (which possess an internal battery). This can be particularly harmful to your computer, especially if it happens often. A UPS battery is used between the power outlet, and the device’s power cord. It conducts electricity through to the device, while also charging itself. If the power were to go out, the battery would immediately take over support for the energy needs of the device it is connected to. Normally, these batteries can sustain a device for several hours; but if you are faced with a long lasting loss of power, you may consider preserving its charge. This gives you plenty of time to save all of your data and open documents, and also to shut down your computer properly before losing power.
Power surges are a big threat in the electronic world. You may be under the impression that the flow of electricity into your home is steady, but that is far from true. Electricity must be regulated, and that is usually done with devices that are directly plugged into electrical outlets. Power surges and spikes are always occurring, even though you may not notice them. Electricity will fluctuate continuously; UPS batteries help to not only minimize their effects on your devices, but to help lessen electric fluctuations.
A power sag is also possible, which is the result of a lower flow of energy. This is of course the polar opposite of a power surge or spike, and it can also be damaging to devices. Usually, when this occurs, it will either have a dimming effect on your lights and electronics or your electrical devices will turn off. UPS batteries step in to make up for the drop in energy, keeping your device safe from powering off or dimming.
UPS batteries can benefit your devices greatly, and will also save you pains when a bad storm or other events cause you to lose power. No-one likes to lose their documents or their devices during a particularly strong power surge. With a quality UPS battery, you can avoid these issues.