Line conditioner

Updated: 07/12/2017 by Computer Hope

power conditionerAlternatively referred to as a power conditioner, a line conditioner is a device used to protect the computer from variations in the power supply, such as spikes and brownouts. It is connected to the wall outlet, and the computer and its powered peripherals are plugged into it. A good example of a line conditioner for an end-user and most users is a UPS.

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