UPS technology comes in many forms. The major technology differences start with either static UPS or rotary UPS. Within each of those categories there are multiple types of technology and significant differences in what the technology provides. One thing all systems called “UPS” have in common is some form of stored energy. For the sake of this paper please consider this an entry level understanding with a focus on “Static” technology UPS systems with some detailed information on the latest generation component advancements.


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