This Giant Surge Protector Is Called An ‘Uninterruptible Power Supply’ And It Is On Sale Today

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Jack Kocsis Director of Commerce
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When I woke up this morning, I saw that a “UPS” was on sale today. Perhaps because I am not very smart, I thought that meant the United Parcel Service was going bankrupt. I was wrong. A “UPS” is an “Uninterruptible Power Supply,” apparently. What does that mean? Put it this way: “When the power goes out, an APC Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) provides guaranteed power for computers, hard-drives and other electronics, including your wireless router so you can maintain a network connection when you need it most!”

Now you know what it means that this UPS is on sale, today only. It’s not just any old UPS either – it is the #1 most popular.

Normally $100, this UPS is 27 percent off today (Photo via Amazon)

Normally $100, this UPS is 27 percent off today (Photo via Amazon)

APC Back-UPS 850VA UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector with USB Charging Ports (BE850M2) on sale for $72.99

Over 5,000 people have reviewed this so far, with the vast majority giving it 5 out of 5 stars. That means this is a good product. It also means thousands of people, at minimum, knew what a UPS was before today.

It’s not wrong to consider this a giant surge protector though. Like a surge protector, it consists of nine outlets; it just so happens that six of them work even when the power is out. Furthermore, it contains two USB charging ports that also work during power outages. I like this thing.

This is called a UPS (Photo via Amazon)

This is called a UPS (Photo via Amazon)

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