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What are common problems due to which a UPS can fail?

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What are common problems due to which a UPS can fail?

This was originally posted on APC forums on 6/29/2011


what are common problems due to which a UPS fails or get damaged?
How much was the loss?
What steps should be taken to prevent such issues?


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Re: What are common problems due to which a UPS can fail?

This reply was originally posted by Jonathan on APC forums on 6/29/2011


Here are some of the instances while the UPS might fail or get damaged.

- Improperly sized UPS
- Faulty UPS
- Bad Battery
- Overloaded UPS
- Using an incorrect load on the UPS
- Faulty electrical wiring

Please see this APC Knowledgebase Article as well [Equipment connected to a Back-UPS product turns off unexpectedly and/or reboots.|http://nam-en.apc.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/20/kw/equipment%20failure]

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Re: What are common problems due to which a UPS can fail?

This reply was originally posted by Jonathan on APC forums on 6/29/2011


Here are some of the instances while the UPS might fail or get damaged.

- Improperly sized UPS
- Faulty UPS
- Bad Battery
- Overloaded UPS
- Using an incorrect load on the UPS
- Faulty electrical wiring

Please see this APC Knowledgebase Article as well [Equipment connected to a Back-UPS product turns off unexpectedly and/or reboots.|http://nam-en.apc.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/20/kw/equipment%20failure]