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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a UPS?

The UPS Power Solution on its own is an ideal method of providing a temporary power solution in the event of a utility mains failure. Its limitation is governed by the battery autonomy and is suitable where the equipment it is supporting can be shutdown safely before the end of autonomy, or where the requirement is for a short-term supply to operate vital equipment under controlled conditions.

Do I need a generator with a UPS?

That depends on your need, however UPSs (Uninterruptible Power Supplies) and generator sets (Diesel Generators) are frequently combined to supply continuous power to sensitive applications such as computers, telecommunication center’s, industrial processes, hospitals, airports, etc.

What is a true on-line UPS?

The best description of a True On-Line UPS system would be a UPS system that did not require any switching action to take place to allow it to continue supplying the load during a utility mains failure.

How much battery do I need for a UPS?

Depending on how much time you need to either shut something down or transfer over to a generator, it can range between 5-30 minutes. If you do not have a generator, a Central Power representative can size your system accordingly.

What is the average life span of a UPS battery?

The average life span of a UPS battery can range between 4-7 years. There are many factors that can effect this time range such as size, usage and temperature.

What is a UPS?

The UPS Power Solution on its own is an ideal method of providing a temporary power solution in the event of a utility mains failure. Its limitation is governed by the battery autonomy and is suitable where the equipment it is supporting can be shutdown safely before the end of autonomy, or where the requirement is for a short-term supply to operate vital equipment under controlled conditions.

Do I need a generator with a UPS?

That depends on your need, however UPSs (Uninterruptible Power Supplies) and generator sets (Diesel Generators) are frequently combined to supply continuous power to sensitive applications such as computers, telecommunication center’s, industrial processes, hospitals, airports, etc.

What is a true on-line UPS?

The best description of a True On-Line UPS system would be a UPS system that did not require any switching action to take place to allow it to continue supplying the load during a utility mains failure.

How much battery do I need for a UPS?

Depending on how much time you need to either shut something down or transfer over to a generator, it can range between 5-30 minutes. If you do not have a generator, a Central Power representative can size your system accordingly.

What is the average life span of a UPS battery?

The average life span of a UPS battery can range between 4-7 years. There are many factors that can effect this time range such as size, usage and temperature.

For over 65 years, Central Power Systems & Services has grown to meet the challenges of each market available within our territory. From the rugged and demanding Off-highway markets including: Power Generation, Mining, Construction and Industrial to On-highway Trucks and Buses.

For over 65 years, Central Power Systems & Services has grown to meet the challenges of each market available within our territory. From the rugged and demanding Off-highway markets including: Power Generation, Mining, Construction and Industrial to On-highway Trucks and Buses.

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