[rescue] Re: [geeks] Q: Need some new batteries for UPSs
rescue at sunhelp.org
Tue Sep 18 22:00:59 CDT 2001
I've got a friend in the electrical & alarm business that can get
batteries cheap, which leads me to believe you might find them in your
local electrical supply dealer. You may just find the batteries you
need are also used in fire alarms and burglar alarms etc.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Hansen" <n2vip at bellatlantic.net>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Cc: <geeks at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2001 08:27 AM
Subject: [geeks] Q: Need some new batteries for UPSs
> So, I am starting to pull my UPSs together,and I have two UPSs that
> batteries - both are re-badged APC units:
> 1. IBM UPS 400 (APC SmartUPS 400) - has a GP 1270 12v 7 Amps
> 2. Unisys UP-9125 (APC SmartUPS 1250) has two batteries that I
> model numbers (hard to remove)
> APC battery exchange program seems high, but it includes S/H of
> battery (nice idea) - anyone used this option before? Comments?
> I can't seem to find a local battery dealer - any ideas what I
> missing (did usual search of my phone book, nothing under
> Any pointers to battery dealers on the web? All I have seen so far
> to be OEM dealers...
> And finally, is it possible/advisable to "upgrade" capacity when
> the batteries? Nothing major, but maybe take a 400 VA UPS to
> like 600 va (well, yeah, that's a 50% increase, how about a 1250
> to 1400)?
> Thanks in advance,
> GEEKS: http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/geeks
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