Uninterrupted Power Supply Prices

Uninterrupted Power Supply Prices

An uninterrupted power supply is a piece of equipment that gives you some additional power in case of a black-out, power surge or cut.  This can be of vital importance in businesses or even for private users, ensuring that you have some additional time to save any work that you were working on when the power cut happened.  Uninterrupted power supplies are also used in hospitals and even entire cities.  Prices of uninterrupted power supplies vary according to their level of output.

Uninterrupted Power Supply Prices for Personal or Small Business Use

If you are looking for an uninterrupted power supply for personal or small business use, prices will depend on the number of outputs you will be needing.  Usually, for personal or small business use, you will not require more than ten outlets (this means you can hook up ten electrical machines).

Prices will vary from around £40 to around £600.  It is important to remember that a higher price does not necessarily mean higher quality.  In fact, you can purchase an uninterrupted power supply second hand, potentially saving you a large amount of money.  It is, however, very important to have a full service history on a second hand uninterrupted power supply, particularly because they run on a battery, and battery life spans decrease over time.

The most important thing is to first determine which uninterrupted power supply you need.  This is based on the Voltage Ampere output or the amount of machines you will be hooking up to it.  Also, review how often there are power problems in your area.  If the power is never out for more than five minutes, you will need a much less powerful uninterrupted power supply than if your area is somewhere with regular power cuts that last for quite a while.  The price of an uninterrupted power supply will be highly dependent on its level of cover, so it is of vital importance to be sure of what you need before you make the investment.

Uninterrupted Power Supply Prices for Larger Usage

Uninterrupted power supplies have been installed in most major cities and hospitals.  These are very big pieces of machinery that can, at least for a short time, support the electricity of entire households, hospital wards or vital services.  As these are highly specialised equipments, prices are very high and fully depend on what you will be using it for.  Usually, councils and health agencies will have contracts in place with engineering companies that will build bespoke uninterrupted power supplies, including maintenance contracts.

For larger businesses, it is possible to purchase readymade uninterrupted power supplies, and prices usually start around £1,000, again dependent on what it will be used for and how much output it will need to support and how long for.

As you can see, the price of an uninterrupted power supply can vary greatly depending on the amount of machines that it can support and the length of time they can be supported in case of a power surge or power cut.  The most important thing is to determine exactly what kind of machine you need and then start looking into prices.