In setting up a UPS, there are general actions that begin the process. First and foremost, there has to be a connection of wires in place, while the UPS is plugged to a power outlet without extension cords or a surge.
The decision of deciding which devices like the hard drives, computer, or even external monitor should be connected into the battery source to be powered after a power outage.
You can also choose to power other electrical gadgets based on their wattages like your lamp, phone, modem, or router, but it most advisable to get a separate UPS for such devices.
The more devices you connect to your UPS, the less time it takes to function after a power outage.
It is equally important to choose which devices to plug to the outlets protected by a surge. Such devices include the scanner, printer, and phone charges. Although, they won’t be powered when there is an outage. Also bear in mind it is highly risky to plug in your UPS into an extension or a surge suppressor or to plug a surge suppressor into a UPS or another suppressor. Your device stands a chance to get damaged from the power surges if it’s connected in such a manner. It also can decrease the responsiveness of the suppression from the surge. Ensure that the devices plugged into your UPS do not hold a higher volt power.
Some UPS are equipped with a software package that can create an alarm on your screen, reporting a power outage and goes further to shut down the system in order if your system does not respond within the first minutes when the signal is sent. Some are also made to ensure CCTV power supply (เครื่องสำรองไฟ กล้องวงจรปิด ,which is the term in Thai). Furthermore, there is an advantage of knowing the health of your battery and the estimated time your device can operate. Be sure you purchase your equipment from trusted people that Sell uninterruptible power supplies (ขายเครื่องสำรองไฟฟ้า ,which is the term in Thai).