Tag: UPS

Sine Wave vs. Square Wave Inverter and which one is better?

Sine Wave vs. Square Wave Inverter and which one is better?

Just looking for a decent inverter for electricity backups. You need to understand what kind of inverters are available in the market. Usually, you’ll find Sine wave and Square Wave inverter. You can see below the image as in reference to how sine and square wave looks like. The sine wave is very similar to alternate current while Square wave is just mimicking the current waves but in the direct current style. But both the inverters can run appliances that run on alternate current. Sine wave inverters are recommended for household use because it is capable of smoothly running sensitive home appliances like television, refrigerator, computers, and laptops. […]

Does Inverter Increase Electricity Bill?

Does Inverter Increase Electricity Bill?

Inverter, Power Inverter, or Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) is an electronic device that stores electricity in batteries to use it later when there is an outage. Inverters are useful when you live in a location with most power cuts and needed a 24×7 electricity supply. If your monthly bills are making you worried then be clear here that it is common because you’re using the more electricity with inverters. Let’s understand this scene through real-life examples. Case #1 Assume you are getting around 20 hours of electricity from the grid supply. The total downtime will be 4 hours. In this case, your inverter will be backing up your […]

Can Inverters Save Electricity?

Can Inverters Save Electricity?

An Inverter or in other words a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) is a power backup solution when there is an electricity outage. Inverters are useful when you live in the area where power outages are common and you need a 24×7 power supply for your appliances. Although we have a 24×7 power backup, still, it is common to get a thought that could inverters save on the monthly electricity bill? TL;DR… Inverters are not made to save electricity, but to offer uninterrupted power supply during an outage. The main job of an inverter is to charge the battery bank when there is grid electricity available and discharge battery […]

What is No Load Shutdown in Inverter-UPS?

What is No Load Shutdown in Inverter-UPS?

If any Inverter/UPS (both are same things) auto cuts the electric power supply when there is no load for a certain period of time is called a no-load shutdown. It’s only possible when the Inverter/UPS is on the battery mode or using power-saving mode. This feature is useful in many cases but could be annoying sometimes. When it is useful? It is useful when I’m going out and not going to turn on any load, still, I want to charge my Inverter/UPS using either grid or solar panels. When it is not useful? No-load shutdown becomes annoying when you need a 24×7 electric power supply even when there […]

Luminous Solar NXG 1400 Inverter UPS Review

Luminous Solar NXG 1400 Inverter UPS Review

Luminous NXG 1400 is the biggest solar inverter UPS which is capable of running the majority of the home appliances using solar power or using mains line. The biggest advantage of this inverter is it gives more priority to solar energy than mains energy. If you are planning to make your own self managed on-grid solar system or complete off-grid solar setup, Luminous Solar NXG 1400 Inverter UPS is an ideal solution for you. Let’s see some of its technical details. Rated AC Power: 1100 VA, which means you can achieve a maximum of 800 Watts load. Maximum supported solar panel power: 1000 Watts (12V), suggested up to […]