How to pick the power rating of a new UPS

One of the most important decisions when choosing a new UPS is selecting what power rating you need. The power rating limits how much load you can draw from the UPS e.g. how many computers you can use it to protect. It also has an effect on the size, battery bank and cost of the UPS. In this post I’ll try and outline some of the trade offs involved in picking the power rating of a UPS.




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