Anonymous asked in Consumer ElectronicsOther - Electronics · 9 years ago

Can i use a UPS battery as back up for a security camera?

i have it hooked up a vcr to record while i'm away but i'm wanting to hook it up to my UPS incase the electric goes off it will keep recording for a little bit. i have it estimated by a chart that it will power the recording vcr and camera for 2 hours. buy my questions is could the UPS do any damage to the camera and could the vcr or damage damage the UPS?

1 Answer

  • fibs99
    Lv 4
    9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    It should work fine!

    2 hours sounds a little long, the manuals often brag "up to x minutes"

    you may not get this long under actual conditions

    you can always pull the plug to test it

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