It’s time for a wake-up call regarding power in electronics protection. While electronics grow more sophisticated, the grid powering them is seriously antiquated.
Uninterruptible Power Supplies (...
UPS) and surge protectors are often used against power grid fluctuations. However, grid research consistently identifies surge as a minority among destructive disturbances emitted from the grid.
Voltage sags, brownouts, over-voltage conditions, and power outages exert greater impact on reliability and lifespan. Meanwhile, the majority of damaging fluctuations are caused internally.
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