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Increase backup time

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Increase backup time

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/15/2012


Hi,

I Have a APC BACK-UPS 500VA (300 Watts) I would like to know what modification required in PCB that i can get better back up time,

and minimum output Volts 170 at backup time?

Regards,
Ghulam Nabi


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Re: Increase backup time

This reply was originally posted by Dakota on APC forums on 8/27/2012


You could get a bigger battery (not a car battery that is dangerous) like mabe 5-10ah more

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Re: Increase backup time

This reply was originally posted by Chris on APC forums on 5/15/2012


This is a very small unit so it doesn't give much runtime and doesn't offer any "official" ways to extend that runtime. Some of our unis have the ability to have external battery packs, but this unit does not. If anyone has any other ideas outside of APC, please reply.

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Re: Increase backup time

This reply was originally posted by Dakota on APC forums on 8/27/2012


You could get a bigger battery (not a car battery that is dangerous) like mabe 5-10ah more