7 March 2021

Advantages and disadvantages of line interactive UPS

When power is lost, a line-interactive UPS keeps the inverter in line and redirects the battery DC current direction from charging to supplying current. So here this article gives the advantages and disadvantages of line-interactive UPS to better understand this topic.

Advantages of line interactive UPS:

  • High reliability
  • High efficiency
  • Reasonable voltage conditioning
  • Lower component count
  • Rugged design
  • Lower operating temperature
  • Lower electricity consumption
Disadvantages of line interactive UPS:
  • Impractical over 5KVA
  • It requires frequent battery use in areas of the extreme voltage of distortion
  • Do not provide power factor correction or frequency regulation
  • No, protection against all forms of power irregularities.
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