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American Power Conversion (APC) Back-UPS CS 500 6-Outlet Backup and Surge Protector, 120V Input Voltage, 300W / 500VA Output Power Capacity, 500 LED Status Display, Beige

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The APC Back-UPS CS 500 6-Outlet Backup and Surge Protector provides professional power protection and battery backup for computer systems. Safe system shutdown and advanced power management capabilities keep systems and data safe via serial or USB connection and built-in phone/fax/modem (DSL-compatible) connections protect systems from surges traveling on data lines. The UPS features six outlets, three of which provide battery backup and another three which are surge-protected. Its battery provides 13.9 minutes of run time at half-load capacity.

What's Included With This Item

  • APC Back-UPS CS 500 6-Outlet Backup and Surge Protector
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Cord Management Straps
  • USB Cable
  • User Manual
  • APC 3 Year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Key Features

  • Battery failure notification: Provides early-warning fault analysis on batteries enabling timely preventive maintenance
  • Battery-protected and surge-only outlets: Reserves power capacity and run time for connected equipment that require battery back-up while providing surge only protection for less critical equipment
  • Cold-start capable : Provides temporary battery power when the utility power is out.
  • Hot-swappable batteries: Ensures clean, uninterrupted power to protected equipment while batteries are being replaced
  • Disconnected battery notification: Warns when a battery is not available to provide backup power.
  • Dataline Surge Protection : Provides protection of connected equipment from power surges on the data lines.
  • Automatic self-test: Periodic battery self-test ensures early detection of a battery that needs to be replaced.
  • Audible alarms: Provides notification of changing utility power and UPS conditions
  • User-replaceable batteries: Increases availability by allowing a trained user to perform upgrades and replacements of the batteries reducing Mean Time to Repair (MTTR)
  • USB connectivity: Provides management of the UPS via a USB port (not available on all models).
  • Serial Connectivity: Provides management of the UPS via a serial port.
  • Transformer-block spaced outlets: Protect equipment with input transformer blocks without blocking access to other receptacles.
  • Intelligent battery management: Maximizes battery performance, life and reliability through intelligent, precision charging.
  • Safety-agency approved: Ensures the product has been tested and approved to work safely with the connected service provider equipment and within the specified environment.
  • Lifetime data recovery warranty: Provides peace of mind by providing professional data recovery services in the event data is lost due to the failure of the unit.
  • Battery replacement without tools: Allows quick, easy battery replacement.
  • Lightning and Surge Protection: Protection from surges, spikes and even lightning is guaranteed!
  • Resettable circuit breaker: Instead of a hard to find fuse, there is a push-button circuit breaker for easy recovery from an overload or short circuit.
  • Audible alarms: Proactively notifies you of changing UPS and utility power conditions.
  • Transformer Block Spacing: Designed to allow the use of up to two transformer block plugs without blocking access to other receptacles.

Technical Specs

Output: Output Power Capacity 300 Watts / 500 VA
Output: Max Configurable Power 300 Watts / 500 VA
Output: Nominal Output Voltage 120V
Output: Output Frequency (sync to mains) 50/60Hz +/- 3 Hz
Output: Topology Standby
Output: Waveform Type Stepped Approximation To A Sinewave
Output: Output Connections (3) NEMA 5-15R (Battery Backup)
(3) NEMA 5-15R (Surge Protection)
Inout: Nominal Input Voltage 120V
Inout: Input Frequency 50/60 Hz +/- 3 Hz (auto sensing)
Inout: Input Connections NEMA 5-15P
Inout: Cord Length 6' / 1.83m
Inout: Input Voltage 98 - 140V (Range for Main Operations)
Batteries & Runtime: Battery Type Maintenance-Free Sealed Lead-Acid Battery with Suspended Electrolyte: Leakproof
Battery: Typical recharge time 8 hour(s)
Batteries & Runtime: Replacement Battery RBC2
Batteries & Runtime: RBC Quantity 1
Communications: Interface Port(s) USB
Communications: Control panel LED status display with On Line: On Battery: Replace Battery and Overload indicators
Communications: Audible Alarm Alarm When On Battery: Distinctive Low Battery Alarm: Overload Continuous Tone Alarm
Surge Protection: Surge Energy Eating 480 Joules
Surge Protection &Filtering: Filtering Full Time Multi-Pole Noise Filtering: 5% IEEE Surge Let-Through: Zero Clamping Response Time: Meets UL 1449
Surge & Filtering: Data Line Protection Analog Phone Line For Phone/Fax/Modem/DSL (RJ-11 Connector)
Operating Environment 32 - 104 deg.F / 0 - 40 deg.C
Operating Relative Humidity 0 - 95%
Operating Elevation 0-10000' / 0-3048m
Storage Temperature 5 - 113 deg.F / -15 - 45 deg.C
Storage Relative Humidity 0 - 95%
Storage Elevation 0-50000' / 0-15240m
Audible Noise 45.00 dBA (At 1 Meter From Surface Of Unit)
Online Thermal Dissipation 24.00 BTU/hr
Regulatory Approvals cUL Listed, California (CEC) Battery Charger, ENERGY STAR (USA), FCC Part 15 Class B, Industry Canada, UL 1778
RoHS Compliant
Dimensions (HxWxD) 6.49x3.58x11.20" / 165x91.4x284.4mm
Weight 13.82 lbs / 6.25 kg
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