Originally Posted by SwankPeRFection
Or just plug the lamp into the UPS. If the lamp has a low wattage CFL or LED bulb in it, it'll have almost no impact on the battery life.
I use a $15 floor lamp I got from Ikea with a 25w CFL bulb. It's plugged into the same power strip as my machine. SO plugging it into the UPS is a no brainer.