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Do UPS inverters use Modified or Full sine wave? Answered

I've been running my laptop, Desktop computer monitor, and a whole bunch of other things off a cheap 100w modified sine wave inverter for few years now, but have just recently started wondering if I got an old UPS that ran off of 12V for the inverter if it would be cheaper than buying a real full sine wave inverter. But I'm not sure if the inverter is Full sine wave for use with computers.  I have a small off grid system I'm using.

Anyone know for sure?

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iknowvations
iknowvations

8 years ago

UPS inverters come in many flavors. Generally cheap inverters have square or semi-square wave output. But some advanced UPS or latest UPS uses new technology & come with full sine wave output which is much better for computers.

You have to check with the manufacturer or the dealer for exact technical detail before purchasing any UPS.

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ARJOON
ARJOON

Answer 8 years ago

would it be efficient to run a computer power supply off a modified sine wave inverter???????????

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iknowvations
iknowvations

Answer 8 years ago

What kind of modifications are you referring to ?