How to connect a computer to a UPS/ AVR.

A UPS is an alternative computer power source that draws power from electric sockets which comonly, they aren’t  always stable power supply therefore, connecting your computer to a UPS will stabilize the power your computer will be using. 

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It also allows you thirty to fourty minutes use of computer after the mains goes off.

Care for the UPS

Switch of the UPS but let it connected to an online socket to avoid over drainage but a chance to charge and store the charge!

The Automatic Voltage Controller

Abreviated as AVr, it is a small device almost the same size with a UPS.Just like a UPS, it does stabilize the power from the source however it does not store charge. 

AVr is commonly used when drawing power from power generators to regulate and stabilize the power. 

These two devices can be connected and used at the same time or independently. To use them both, connect them in this order even as you mount the computer



  1. Ups store charge for few minutes after power blackout yet AVR does not.
  2. UPS is rechageble unlike AVR which only run when online.
  3. Depending with the type, AVR can output power to run large systems unlike UPS which is the opposite.

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    • Both regulate and stabilize power. 

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