How Do You Size an Uninterruptible Power Supply?

Size an Uninterruptible Power Supply

With nearly every business today relying on mission-critical devices and IT solutions. It’s more important than ever to have an uninterruptible power supply (UPS). To protect your network and devices in the event of a power outage or surge. However, to find the best solution for your work environment, you need to know what size UPS is needed. To choose a unit with the right VA value. It is important to calculate the total load the UPS (uninterruptible power supply) must handle. For an accurate load calculation, determine the apparent and active power of your devices. And determine the UPS run time requirements.

Sizing your UPS system – what you need to know

Most UPS solutions are. Designed to give appliances enough time to shut down properly in the event of a power outage. The amount of electricity a UPS provides depends on its power rating. However, the sizing of a UPS system is not limited to the power rating. Even more important is the amount of devices connected to the UPS (uninterruptible power supply), called the “load”.

A load of a single computer with a single monitor is typically. Less than 300 VA, but to properly shut down the computer, a UPS of 650 VA or more is required. If you are running a data center with hundreds or thousands of servers. You need a larger UPS system to keep all your devices running until normal power is. Restored. At Multilink Engineering, we offer a wide range of systems from 650VA to 100,000VA. In addition, many of our solutions can be. Tailored to your specific needs. Visit here: APC authorized partner in Pakistan

How to measure size – technical details?

The easiest way to find out the size of your UPS is to call us. We can send you a qualified technician to help you determine your needs. If you would like a telephone consultation on sizing your UPS. We can advise you in detail if you have the following information

  • Apparent power – this information is usually. Found on the device label.
  • Active power – Here too, the rated active power of the device is. Indicated on the label or in the accompanying documents.
  • Overload – When sizing the UPS (uninterruptible power supply), it must be considered that voltage and current requirements in excess of specifications may result in system failure.
  • UPS run time – In the event of a power failure, do your devices need to. Run for 10 minutes or 24 hours?

Different industries have different requirements for UPS systems.

Learn more about sizing your system.

Properly sizing UPS backup power systems is very important. If you buy the wrong system, your devices can be. Threatened by power outages and surges. If you choose a system that only meets your current needs, it may not be. Robust enough to keep up with your business growth.

Multi-Link Engineering is the best supplier and installer of UPS systems in Pakistan. As we are the APC authorized partner in Pakistan.

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