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    Power conditioner or UPS - which more suitable?

    I am little confused. I was looking for a power backup option for my studio to protect the devices and systems. I was looking to purchase one UPS system like this http://www.staticon.ca/product-detai...er-ups-systems . But somebody told me that power conditioners would be more appropriate for such studios. I don't know about the differences between this two. Can somebody help me?

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    Re: Power conditioner or UPS - which more suitable?

    A UPS provides power for a few minutes when a blackout hits. It contains batteries. They need replacing every few years regardless how much you use the UPS.

    An inexpensive conditioner might contain spike absorbers, surge protectors, filters, etc.

    Do you often have a momentary loss of power, say for 1/10 second? The kind that causes your equipment to reset itself for no apparent reason? In that case you might find a more expensive type of conditioner that has internal circuitry, to store electrical energy without batteries, then to supply it long enough so that your equipment continues to operate through brief dropouts.

    This website turned up via internet search:

    http://www.highdefforum.com/high-def...rs-vs-ups.html

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    Re: Power conditioner or UPS - which more suitable?

    Contact the UPS supplier and ask them if their product aslo contains the filtering etc. It looks like it does have some.
    OR they may have an add on that can be integrated into the UPS so that you have both.
    Before you ask - have you searched the forum? Have you searched Google? - Please do so.
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