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Question:

Whats the different between a UPS and Generator?

I'm curious about knowing whats the different them both. Thanks.

Answer:

A generator is usually powered by a diesel or gas (petrol) engine which powers an alternator to produce mains power for hours provided it is topped up with fuel. A UPS uses a large battery and a high powered inverter circuit to produce mains power but is not expected to power equipment for very long, just long enough to shut them down safely without loss of data.
Jan 26, 2018

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