If you leave your equipment unprotected you may suffer severe damages that cannot be reversed. Hence, you must protect your equipment with the use of UPS [เครื่องสำรองไฟฟ้า, which is the term in Thai] system. A UPS system is a small device that is attached between your computer and the power outlet. The UPS system stabilizes the voltage of the power supplied to the equipment as irregular voltage may cause severe damage to your computer.
Power management and unattended shutdown
Installation of the UPS system ensures that your equipment is protected from blackout, brownout, power surge, etc. You may not always be present near your computer when power cut takes place. In such situation your computer and data are exposed to threat from power failure. However, UPS system manages the power supply by immediately kick starting the battery power. This allows you to shut down your computer system and other equipment gracefully.
Certain UPS systems also work automatically, i.e., they auto shut down your computer as soon as it experiences a power cut. This is suitable for securing your computer as well as data. You should look for UPS system that has following features:
- Auto shut down
- Notification of power loss to the user
- Customizable commands for shut down
- Warning for battery replacement
How to operate UPS backup properly?
The installation of the UPS system alone cannot protect your equipment. However, recommend UPS [แนะนำ เครื่องสำรองไฟฟ้า, which is the term in Thai] system effective usage to protect equipment and data. You cannot leave your computer idle in case of power loss on the assumption that your equipment is protected by UPS system. You need to gracefully close all the applications and shut down your computer before the battery power runs out. However,