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BE550G-UK 330 Watts /550 VA

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Schneider Electric support forum for our APC offers including Home Office UPS, Surge Protectors, UTS, software and services and associated products designed to share knowledge, installation, and configuration.

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BE550G-UK 330 Watts /550 VA

This was originally posted on APC forums on 9/19/2014


Hi.  I received the above UPS from Amazon on Monday.  I attached the battery and left charging overnight.  I attached a laptop and installed Powerchute.  It showed the battery 100% charged.  I moved the UPS to protect my Synology 2 disk NAS.  I thought I'd test the UPS and powered off the socket.  There was no battery power supplied to the NAS.  For information I used a domestic voltmeter (I know this will not accurately reflect battery power) and display showed 17 volts.  Is there something I've missed or should I ship it back to Amazon?


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Re: BE550G-UK 330 Watts /550 VA

This reply was originally posted by Angela on APC forums on 9/19/2014


The first thing I'd make sure you verify is that you did not accidently connect the equipment (NAS) to the Surge Only outlets. Just double check you connected it to an outlet labeled Battery Back Up + Surge.

Did your UPS go to battery and remain on itself?

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Re: BE550G-UK 330 Watts /550 VA

This reply was originally posted by Angela on APC forums on 9/19/2014


The first thing I'd make sure you verify is that you did not accidently connect the equipment (NAS) to the Surge Only outlets. Just double check you connected it to an outlet labeled Battery Back Up + Surge.

Did your UPS go to battery and remain on itself?