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Apc Back-ps Cs 500 Bk500 500va 120v 6-outlet Ups Battery Backup System Usb

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MFG #: BK500
Ship Weight: 13.8 lbs.
$153  CAD
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The effects of power problems include keyboard lockup complete data loss hardware degradation damaged motherboards and more making downtime inevitable. An APC Back-UPS CS instantly switches your computer to emergency battery backup power and allows you to work through brief power outages or to shut down your system in the event of an extended outage. High-performance surge suppression protects your computer from electrical noise and damaging power surges - even lightning.

  • Audible Alarms - Actively let you know if the unit is on battery, if the battery is low, or if there is an overload condition.
  • Automatic Diagnostic Testing - Automatic testing of all internal components every 14 days, including the battery, ensures APC Back-UPS CS is ready when you need it.
  • Easy Overload Recovery - Push-button circuit breaker instead of a standard fuse, eliminates the need to return the unit to the factory for service.
  • First USB and Serial USB - Ships with an USB cable, but user can mail in for a serial cable for Windows 95, 98, and 2000.
  • Internet Ready: Protection for Fax/Modem Connection - Protects internal and external modems, your motherboard and other system components with fax/modem line surge protection. (APC Back-UPS 500 and APC Back-UPS 650 models only)
  • Lifetime Equipment Protection - Even Covers Lightning! - APC is the only manufacturer that guarantees its products will protect your properly connected equipment from lightning strikes for life. Should surge damage occur, APC will repair or replace up to listed value.
  • Multipath Protection - With dedicated outlets for computer, monitor and peripherals everything is safe from the threat of bad power.
  • Site Wiring Fault Indicator - Immediately warns you of wiring problems like improper grounds that could cause shocks or prevent the UPS from adequately suppressing surges. (120V units only)
  • User-renewable UPS System - With normal use, a UPS battery will last three to six years. APC renewable UPS systems eliminate the need for factory service and loss of protection by letting you replace batteries for a fraction of the cost of a new UPS.
  • Visual Alarms - Actively lets you know if the unit is online, on battery, overloaded or if it is time to replace the battery.

Main Specifications
Product Description Device Type Form Factor Dimensions (WxDxH) Weight Load Rating Input Voltage Output Voltage Power Provided Output connector(s) Battery Battery Form Factor Run Time (Up To) Manufacturer Warranty
APC Back-UPS CS 500 - UPS - 300 Watt - 500 VA
3.6 in x 11.2 in x 6.5 in
13.9 lbs
Individual PC
AC 120 V
AC 120 V
300 Watt / 500 VA
6 x power NEMA 5-15
Lead acid
2.4 min at full load
2 years warranty
Device TypeUPS
Form FactorExternal
Battery Enclosure TypeInternal
Width3.6 in
Depth11.2 in
Height6.5 in
Weight13.9 lbs
Enclosure ColorBeige
Power Device
Load RatingIndividual PC
UPS TechnologyOff-line
Input VoltageAC 120 V
Input Voltage RangeAC 98 - 140 V
Frequency Required50/60 Hz
Input Connector(s)1 x power NEMA 5-15
Output VoltageAC 120 V
Output connector(s)6 x power NEMA 5-15
Power Output Connectors Details3 x power NEMA 5-15 ( surge )
3 x power NEMA 5-15 ( UPS and surge )
Power Provided300 Watt / 500 VA
Dataline Surge ProtectionPhone line - RJ-11
Output WaveformStepped approximation to a sinewave
Surge SuppressionStandard
Surge Response Time0 ms
Energy Rating480 Joules
Circuit ProtectionCircuit breaker
Compliant StandardsCUL, UL 1778, UL 1449
TechnologyLead acid
Run Time (Up To)2.4 min at full load
Recharge Time8 hour(s)
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces1 x management
1 x management - USB
Cables Included1 x USB cable
1 x power cable - 6 ft
Equipment Protection Value100000 US Dollars
FeaturesAudible alarm
Compliant StandardsCUL, UL 1449, UL 1778, FCC Part 15 B
Software / System Requirements
Software IncludedDrivers & Utilities, APC PowerChute Personal Edition
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support2 years warranty
Service & Support DetailsLimited warranty - 2 years
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature32 °F
Max Operating Temperature104 °F
Min Storage Temperature5 °F
Max Storage Temperature113 °F
Humidity Range Operating0 - 95%
Humidity Range Storage0 - 95%
Sound Emission45 dBA
Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)
Shipping Width6.9 in
Shipping Depth14.1 in
Shipping Height10.4 in
Shipping Weight15.4 lbs
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