Luminous Eco Watt+ works on a Square wave technology. With a capacity of 800VA and rated power of 672W, the inverter can be attached to all types of batteries i.e. flat plate, tabular, Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA)/ Sealed Maintenance Free(SMF) batteries.
The inverter has 3-Stage charging which ensures efficient charge and helps you keep longer battery life. The charging starts even at a low input voltage of 110V.
Luminous Eco can be used both as UPS & Inverter. Thereby, ensuring the safety of PC/ Desktops while as UPS and under inverter mode it caters to wide voltage range(180V to 260V) enhancing battery efficiency.
The inverter has an Inbuilt intelligent thermal management system to avoid accidents due to overheating. Loaded with Friction stir welding(FSW) transformer, PCB & microprocessor it is an efficient inverter for extra load handling.
Luminous Eco Watt weighs 7.9Kgs and comes with a hassle-free 24 Months Warranty.
Best For: Small homes/shops where it can support Fans, CFL and tube lights.
The USP of Exide Technologies Magic 825 inverter is the dual intelligent – Application-specific integrated circuit(ASIC) charging. The technology senses battery condition and suitably adjusts the charging current, thus prolonging battery life.
Exide Magic functions on Square Wave technology and supports wide AC input range(100V-290V). Weighing 8.48Kg, the inverter has a capacity of 825VA and works well with all home appliances.
Exide Magic has a soft touch switch for simple and easy mode selection, charging selection. The inverter lets you check battery charging position via LED indicators.
The smart inbuilt safety protections include Short Circuit, Overload, Battery Low, Battery Over Charge, Resettable Thermal Circuit Breaker Trip and Over Temperature protections.
Exide provides a 24-month warranty. Further, the inverter can be connected to a single battery and used at 0-45 degrees (in most cities of India).
Best For: 1-2 BHK houses across all types of home appliances(not all of them can be supported simultaneously).
Microtek UPS-EB-900 is a microcontroller based, employing TPZi waveform (Trape Zoidal) inverter. The microcontroller gives you the flexibility to operate inverter in a wide voltage range(100V~300V).
The USP is the Inteli Power Saving(IPS) Technology. The company claims- that you can recover the inverter costs from the electricity saved within a period of 3 years.
Further, the 800VA/ 672W rated capacity inverter has LED display for current Status & Fault, if any.
The 9.92Kg inverter packs Multi-Stage Battery charger working on Constant Current & Constant Voltage (CCCV) Technology with Auto Trickle Mode. With auto trickle, the battery remains at its fully charged level when not in use.
Microtek gives a 24-month warranty and the inverter works on a single battery system.
Best For Supporting 1 to 2 BHK small homes and small shops.
The 8Kg, Su-Kam Falcon Eco is a Pure Sine wave inverter ideal for areas having low voltage problems. The inverter can charge the battery even at 90V.
The inverter has a power factor(PF) of 0.6 which is on a lower side. To overcome it, Su-Kam Falcon Eco has a smart switched-mode power supply(SMPS) for fast battery charging with automatic PF Correction.
It is equipped with 6-Stage battery charging based on Fuzzy Logic control technology for longer battery life, reduction in water topping thus savings on electricity bills.
With Su-Kam Falcon you have the options to use SMF/Tabular or even Flooded Lead Acid batteries.
For a small commercial installation, Su-Kam Falcon can be used to power 10 tube lights and 2 CFL or a set of 1 television, 4 tube lights, 4 fans and 2 CFL in case of 2 BHK home.
Best For: Small commercial units and up-to 2BHK homes in low voltage areas.
#6. Luminous Zelio+ 1100 Home Pure Sinewave Inverter UPS
Luminous Zelio+ is a compact, Sine Wave Inverter with intelligent 32-bit Digital Signal Processor(DSP). The processor helps Luminous Zelio+ optimally charge a battery, reflect/calculate backup and charging times.
Kindly note that the inverter has a capacity of 900 VA with Rated Power of 756W. Luminous Zelio+ supports single, 12V battery system(100Ah- 220Ah) and gives a 24-month warranty.
The inverter boasts of Digital LCD Display for Power backup status, battery charging time and other info like Mains On, Eco/UPS Mode, Faulty system and Battery Water Level.
Be worry free about the inverter system in scenarios of any fault in UPS or when out of town for a long time, Luminous Zelio+ has an easy Bypass Switch. The switch can be used to bypass the UPS and allow Mains to be available without any wiring changes.
On the negative side, we found reviews of inverter surface getting heated and the display LED fading with use. Also, there are reviews for the need to buy separate Battery water level indicator.
Rest assured, the 10.8Kg, Luminous Zelio+ works with all types of batteries be it Flat Plate, Tubular or VRLA (SMF) and protects against overload, deep discharge of the battery, short-circuit, situations of Reverse polarity & Input mains protection through MCB.
Best For: Up-to 2 BHK houses across all types of common home appliances and small shops.
#8. APC 1500 VA 1200-Watt Sine Wave Home UPS-Inverter (Black)
Rated at 1500VA capacity; APC inverter employs a Pure Sine wave technology catering to the power needs of a 3BHK home and a slightly larger office/labs etc. There are reviews of APC inverter supporting lower loads.
APC inverter requires 2 batteries of 80Ah-80Ah and is a 24V DC system. The best part is that you can select the battery types- Flat Plate/ Tubular (Flooded lead-acid batteries).
The inverter is microprocessor based and has a multi-stage intelligent battery charger where you select the charging currents depending on the battery capacity.
The Home away switch(turns off battery supply but keeps it charged) is super cool which saves electricity and prolongs battery life. APC inverter is loaded with Audible Alarms to helps you understand UPS condition.
The APC inverter weighs 10.2Kg, comes with a 24 months warranty and gives protection against- Overload on Mains/ Battery, Reverse polarity, Short Circuit, Low battery voltage, Line neutral reverse and over temperature.
Best For: Supports up to 3-BHK house, Labs and Offices.
#9. V-Guard DU 1500VA 2 Battery Digital Sine Wave Inverter
V-Guard DU is a DSP based, Pure Sine Wave, digital inverter. With 1500VA capacity the inverter caters to power requirements of a 3-BHK home/ office spaces and is easy to operate and maintain.
Instead of batteries, you can even run the V-Guard DU inverter on a generator. At 16.5Kgs the inverter is heavier when compared to others. V-Guard provides a hassle-free warranty of 24 months.
Otherwise, V-Guard DU works on a two battery(capacity up to 180Ah), 24V system. It supports SMPS based smart charger with Quick battery charging mode where you can normally charge with 9A current or charge faster at a high charging mode at11A.
However, we find it is on the lower side when compared to other inverters employing up to 13+1A charging currents. Higher amperage means lower charging times.
V-Guard DU 1500 inverter has safety features like intelligent thermal management, battery over charge & deep discharge protection, smart overload and short circuit protection for your PC, printers & scanners.
Best For: Large 3-BHK homes and Offices spaces with 3-4 computers, printer, and scanner.
#10. Luminous Hkva 2 Kva Sine Cruze Wave UPS (Silver)
Luminous Cruze 2KVA is a high capacity, noiseless, Sine wave inverter having low harmonic distortion.
The inverter has a capacity of 2KVA and is power rated at 1680W. Within the overall load of 1680W, Luminous Cruze can support AC, Mixer Grinder, Refrigerator & Geyser to photocopiers, Dental Chairs and even a small Petrol Pump with 1 or 2 fuel dispensers.
The inverter has an easy to read Digital Display showing the status of Mains, battery charging and the battery level.
The USP of the inverter is the Adaptive Battery charging control technology (ABCC) for faster battery charging and longer battery life. The maximum charging current being 21A.
The 22.25Kg Luminous Cruze comes with a 24-month warranty and supports two battery system.
Lastly, we found reviews of transportation damages.
Best For: Big Homes-3 BHK & above; Penthouses; Villas and power requirements of commercial establishments like small petrol pumps with 1-2 oil dispenser, clinics, photocopy shops etc.
Su-Kam Fusion is a Pure Sine Wave commercial UPS. It is a 48V system requiring 4 batteries to be connected in series with a capacity of up to 3.5KVA.
The high capacity Su-Kam Fusion inverter gives you seamless, stable and noise-free power and can literally support most of your appliances.
Be it daily/ regular use devices like Computer; Refrigerator; Air Conditioner; Washing Machine; Microwave Oven; Water Motor Pump even an Electric Chimney.
Or sensitive devices like Projector; Home Theater; Plasma TV; Scanner; Printer; Fax Machine; or a Video Camera. Su-Kam Fusion employs DSP based PWM* technology using MOSFET** which is suitable for sensitive and high-speed processing devices.
The inverter is compatibility with generators and solar panels. It can charge generator, intake uneven power from the generator, solar panels and gives you steady power.
Su-Kam Fusion is loaded with Fault Detection system to diagnose faults, display and suggest remedies thus saving you from repairing costs & time.
Further, the inverter has:
LCD panel to display- battery & Load level indicators so that you can plan load while on UPS.
Inbuilt Multimeter displaying the status of the input voltage/ frequency & the battery health on LCD.
Alarm to buzz you about the condition of the system.
Battery Water topping reminder message getting displayed on LCD after every 3 months.
Su-Kam Fusion inverter utilizes Fuzzy Logic Charging, weighs 30.5Kgs and comes with a 24-month warranty.
Best For: Mid-sized offices with PC and other computer related devices. It can also be used in multi-storied homes & large villas.