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UTS10BI - APC 10-Circuit Universal Transfer Switch

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UTS10BI - APC 10-Circuit Universal Transfer Switch

This was originally posted on APC forums on 3/7/2011


Been looking at the UTS family of products.
I have a 8000 watt diesel generator that is part of my RV. It is 120V, 2 poll output - 60A total.
I have an 1800 watt inverter that is part of the same RV.

My question - Will the UTS accept / work with 2 poll 120V that does not make 240?

The manual says even for the 120V only unit that the 240 V must be connected from the utility. I have no issues with that. But when the utility is not working - I will have 1800 Watt 120 V inverter operating until I start the generator that is 120V - 30Amp times 2 = 60amp 120 -


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Re: UTS10BI - APC 10-Circuit Universal Transfer Switch

This reply was originally posted by Dana on APC forums on 12/22/2012


Hi - did you figure this out? Was it the fuse?

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Re: UTS10BI - APC 10-Circuit Universal Transfer Switch

This was originally posted on APC forums on 7/31/2011


I have a UTS6H fault code #2 circut no out put after plugging in compressor. Thought I popped breaker but did not. I have input to transfer switch no out put. Any suggestions

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Re: UTS10BI - APC 10-Circuit Universal Transfer Switch

This was originally posted on APC forums on 3/7/2011


Then it will not work -

http://www.cumminsonan.com/rv/products/dieselandhybrid/compare?gensetId=109&detail=true

THe Onan 8000 watt is 35A 2-pole, 1 phase.

Not sure why these UTS are made for 220V only - Most generators, computer equipment, etc - Until you get into big commercial things are 120.

the UTS6 - that says 120V - Also seems to require 2 phase...

If I miss understand / if these things can be used - Let me know.

I really liked the UPS feature, combined with generator input...

Thanks,

Doug

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Re: UTS10BI - APC 10-Circuit Universal Transfer Switch

This was originally posted on APC forums on 8/2/2011


Hi bkmech, i would probably start be checking/ replacing the fuse on the corresponding circuit for that UTS. Typically that messages indicated that the fuse has blown. Hope this helps.

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Re: UTS10BI - APC 10-Circuit Universal Transfer Switch

This was originally posted on APC forums on 4/14/2011


Actually, looking at the stats, it should work with that generator. The 2 poles are the two 180 degree phases. Just make sure you're using an actual 240 V circuit and not two 120 V circuits from the same pole of the generator.

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Re: UTS10BI - APC 10-Circuit Universal Transfer Switch

This reply was originally posted by Dana on APC forums on 12/22/2012


Hi - did you figure this out? Was it the fuse?