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Smart-UPS 3000 Test Button

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Smart-UPS 3000 Test Button

This question was originally posted by Matt on APC forums on 1/23/2008


I have a Smart-UPS 3000 with a flashing "Replace Battery/Battery Disconnected" light. If I try a self-test by pressing and holding the Test button, will that affect the power to servers connected to it? I heard "no" but "maybe" depending on the current charge of the possibly failing battery. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!


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Re: Smart-UPS 3000 Test Button

This was originally posted on APC forums on 1/24/2008


If the LED is flashing indicating the battery is indeed disconnected, and you initiate a self-test the potential for your load to power off, along with the UPS is very high. If the LED was solid, and not flashing, that's where you are 50/50 depending on the battery capacity.

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Re: Smart-UPS 3000 Test Button

This was originally posted on APC forums on 1/24/2008


If the LED is flashing indicating the battery is indeed disconnected, and you initiate a self-test the potential for your load to power off, along with the UPS is very high. If the LED was solid, and not flashing, that's where you are 50/50 depending on the battery capacity.

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Re: Smart-UPS 3000 Test Button

This was originally posted on APC forums on 1/24/2008


To add-

You should try reconnecting your battery connections. On the newer "SUA" units, there is a triangular quick battery disconnect on the back of the unit. Make sure that connection is also secure.